Physician Assistant- Urology
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Physician
Assistant to join our Urology -Team -in Round Rock, 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.
Outpatient/Inpatient -Mon-Fri- 8-5
First Assist -Yes
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by
performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical
examinations and medical histories.
Orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other
diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care
Prescribes, recommends and/or employs medical drug therapies or
other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures or
performs indicated procedures in accordance with approved policies
with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. Recommends
interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
Formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient
treatment plans based on patient assessments, evidence-based
medicine, standards of care, professional practice guidelines and
in collaboration with physicians and other interdisciplinary team
members when appropriate. Evaluates patient's response to health
care provided and the effectiveness of care.
Counsels patients and families regarding medical processes,
management of the health illness/condition, medication, nutrition,
and health promotion. Counsels patients about drug regimens and
possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as
food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal
Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient's treatment
plans and outcomes. Initiates timely consultation and referral when
the problem exceeds scope of practice and/or expertise.
Provides consultation level services for conditions/problems
related to the Provider's specialty, level of experience and
Manages patients in a healthcare setting(s) other than primary
clinic setting (e.g., inpatient, emergency services, surgical,
Performs invasive procedures specific to scope of practice and
provider's level of competency as delegated by supervising
Performs follows-up with patient both pre- and post- operatively,
and may also round on patients in the hospital or see patients in
the Emergency Department.
Participates in all phases of perioperative patient management
including outpatient, inpatient, and operating room settings.
May be required to perform patient care duties beyond regular
schedule based on coverage needs of the department.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of information and techniques needed to diagnose and
treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include
symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions,
and preventive health-care measures
Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis,
treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental
Verbal and written communication skills
Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications
Ability to develop and implement comprehensive outcomes-based
patient treatment plans
Ability to counsel patients concerning medical and
psychological/psychiatric conditions, treatment plans, and behavior
Ability to interpret and evaluate laboratory and other diagnostic
Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer
Current certification by the National Commission on Certification
of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- 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
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center -Round RockBaylor Scott &
White Medical Center -Round Rock is a 101-bed, full-service
hospital with a Level IV Trauma designation.The medical center
offers a wide network of medical expertise and resourcesand
includes a full range of personalized care in more than 40
specialties. Afreestanding cancer centerand care clinicoperate
adjacent to the hospital.
About the CommunityLocated just 15 miles north of Austin in the
beautiful Texas Hill Country, Round Rock is one of the
fastest-growing communities in the U.S. and one of the best-managed
cities in Texas. It's also cited asone of the nation's "Top Cities
for Living the American Dream" andthe"Safest City in Texas." Here
you'll find top-notch entertainment and dining options as well as
state-of-the-art sports facilities, a large outlet mall (think
IKEA, Disney, J Crew,and over 115 more stores), a highly rated
public-schooldistrict and more. Quite simply, one of the country's
most livable towns.QUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - Grad of an
Accredited Program- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience-
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - - - - - - - -Physician
Assistants (PA) - - - - - - -Basic Life Support (BLS): Basic Life
Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Georgetown , Physician Assistant- Urology, Other , Georgetown, Texas
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