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Physician Assistant Primary Care Family Medicine

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Physician Assistant to join our Enhanced Care Team in College Station, 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 --- College Station Baylor Scott & White Medical Center --- College Station is a five-story, 135-bed hospital on a 98-acre campus near the intersection of Texas Highway 6 and Rock Prairie Road. A care clinic operates adjacent to the hospital. The medical center is designated a certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, a certified Chest Pain Center, and a Level III Trauma Center. About the Community Home to Texas A&M University, College Station (aka ---Aggieland---) gets high marks for quality of life. A low unemployment rate, low property taxes and housing costs, safe neighborhoods, highly rated public schools, and access to quality healthcare are a few of the qualities attracting families to the area. Residents also enjoy more than 1,337 acres of public parks, a competition-level skate park, and a large outdoor amphitheater and festival site. Throw in small-town charm with easy access to the big-city attractions of Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, and it is clear why College Station is one of the most livable cities in America. 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 College Station Family Medicine, Enhanced Care Team Shift/Schedule - Full-Time, Days, M-F, some extended care hours (7pm) 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: 2 yrs 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 Primary Care Family Medicine, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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