Position: Physician Assistant - Inpatient ENT - West Campus
Job ID: 400462
Department: West Campus Hospitalists
Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: 10-12 hour shifts. Rotating schedule including Saturday.
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Physician Assistant who is motivated to work in an exciting pediatric setting!
In this position, you will work under a delineation of clinical privileges and works collaboratively with other members of the health care team, including the attending physicians, resident physicians, and fellow physicians to provide comprehensive patient care in accordance with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Practicing under established guidelines and clinical protocols, the PA assumes independent and interdependent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of treatment and procedures.
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Required Bachelor's Degree
PA -Cert-Physician Assistant by the Texas Medical Board
One year of Physician Assistant experience strongly preferred.
Daily utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skills to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data, and to manage a caseload of patients
Administers or provides medications as delegated by authorizing physician
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests
Consistently demonstrates effective communication skills and works to eliminate communication barriers
Provides the full spectrum of health care services to include health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling and disease management
Consistently serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals
Consistently applies new knowledge relevant to population specific clinical practice
Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills
Participates in departmental Quality Improvement program annually
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!