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Physician Assistant - Occupational Med

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Brenham
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Physician Assistant to join our Occupational Medicine team in Brenham, Texas.

Our facilities have national and regional recognition by U.S. News & World Report - a reflection of our talent and commitment to advanced quality care that is safe and compassionate.

We are looking for a committed team player with a favorable work/ training history. The ideal candidate should be focused on quality, and be able to effectively collaborate with referring physicians, agencies and other professionals to provide optimum patient care within our award-winning integrated health care system.

*About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Brenham*

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Brenham is a 60-bed acute-care hospital with a Level IV Trauma Center. The medical center, which is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, offers a wide network of medical and surgical services. A specialty care clinic operates adjacent to the hospital.

*About the Community:*

Set among the green rolling hills of Central Texas, Brenham is filled with history and unexpected discoveries. The picturesque city lies in the heart of bluebonnet country where you can two-step into the past, enjoy the local wines and get a scoop of your favorite ice cream at Blue Bell Creameries. Explore the streets of historic downtown featuring quaint antique and specialty shops, as well as a variety of Texas-inspired dining, lodging, and historic sites. Arts, entertainment, nightlife, and more than 40 bed and breakfast inns make living in Brenham feel like you're stepping into a postcard.

*Location:*

BSW- The Brenham Clinic, 600 N Park Street, Brenham, 77833

*JOB SUMMARY*

The Physician Assistant of Primary Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Physician Assistant is credentialed, privileged, and billed as an independent billing provider recognized by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare systems, and in accordance with the appropriate board. The Advanced Practice Provider provides medical care based upon the scope of practice as delineated by the supervising physician. These providers typically provide care to patients in an internal medicine, family medicine, geriatric or pediatric clinic.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE*

The Physician Assistant of Primary Care assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing comprehensive physical examinations and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Physician Assistant counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the illness, condition, medication, nutrition, health promotion, drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies. In addition, the Physician Assistant performs invasive procedures specific to the scope of practice as delegated by the supervising Physician.

*KEY SUCCESS FACTORS*

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive health-care measures and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and related software application skills and have the ability to counsel patients, interpret laboratory diagnostic tests and develop and implement comprehensive outcome-based patient treatment plans. The ideal candidate must be a Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

*OTHER DETAILS*

*Specialty/Department/Practice* -Family Medicine- Primary Care

*Benefits* - Our competitive benefits package includes Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits, 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO accrual beginning Day 1.

Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

*QUALIFICATIONS*

EDUCATION: Grad of an Accredited Program

EXPERIENCE: Minimum/no experience required

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION:

* Physician Assistants (PA)

* Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, College Station , Physician Assistant - Occupational Med, Healthcare , Brenham, Texas

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