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Physician Assistant - Operating Room - The Woodlands

The Woodlands, TX, US
    Position: Physician Assistant - Operating Room - The Woodlands
    Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: The Woodlands, TX, US
    Department: Woodlands Hospitalists
    Shift: 4 10 hour shifts 7a-5p plus call
    Job ID: 410693

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.

This physician assistant will be responsible for first assist in the operating room including the following sub specialties; orthopedics, plastics, general surgery, urology, ENT and basic Neurosurgery for back and spine.  

Qualifications: 

  • Required Bachelor's Degree
  • PA -Cert-Physician Assistant by the Texas Medical Board
  • PA experience in the operating room strongly preferred. 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

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.

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