Physician Assistant Job Listing at Baylor Health Care System in DALLAS, TX
About HealthTexas Provider Network
HealthTexas Provider Network serves as a physician hospital alliance with a vision to achieve excellence in the delivery of quality patient care. They are a 501(a) physician organization under the Texas Medical Practice Act with Baylor Health Care System as its sole member. HealthTexas supports the Baylor Health Care System by developing well-defined physician services around Baylor Medical Centers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. HealthTexas has experienced phenomenal growth since its inception in 1994 and now employs more than 590 providers practicing in more than 194 locations, making it one of the largest and most successful hospital owned physician networks in the nation. HealthTexas has been the recipient of numerous awards including the American Medical Group Association's 2012 and 2011 Acclaim Award Honoree and 2010 Preeminence awards and the 2008 HealthLeaders Media Top Leadership Team in Healthcare for medical group practices award. Together, BHCS and HealthTexas physicians have built a successful alliance that enhances trust, strengthens the physician practices, and provides patients convenient access to the health care system.
The Physician Assistant evaluates, plans, and provides care for patients in consultation with and under the direct supervision of the attending Physician. Performs clinical procedures under the direction of the attending Physician and according to protocols. Initiates and changes orders for tests and patient care based on the condition of the patient and approval of Physician. Develops and maintains an active practice in facilities in accordance with Health Texas Provider Network protocols.
I. Compile medical history information and other relevant data from patient and patient's family while updating medical records.
II. Evaluate patient condition and medical needs.
III. Develop plan of care to be approved by attending Physician.
IV. Perform clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician.
V. Perform advanced clinical procedures in emergency situations.
VI. Initiate orders for routine Laboratory, radiologic, and diagnostic examinations or tests based on attending Physician's verbal orders or written protocol, to be countersigned by attending Physician according to established policies.
VII. Initiate or changes patient care orders due to change in patient condition according to established protocols.
VIII. Provide follow-up care in collaboration with Physician.
IX. Participate in team responsibilities for delivery of patient care, compliance with requirements of applicable agencies, and for implementation of ongoing
continuous quality improvement.
X. May perform clinical research on related topics.
XI. May participate with Physician in maintaining an effective on-call program.
XII. Participate in health education and promotional activities as required.
XIII. Attend routine meetings and participate on committee for policy/procedures development.
XIV. Attend seminars and conferences as required.
We are looking for one PA with surgery and endovein harvesting experience. We are also looking for one PA who can be a recent grad with an interest in Cardiac Surgery Assist (related clinical rotation experience required).
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