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Urgent Care - Physician Assistant - Part-Time

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

Job Description:

BSWH- Specialty Clinic- Marble Falls 800 West Hwy 71, Marble Falls, 78654 Part time- 20 hours/weekly About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center --- Marble Falls Baylor Scott & White Medical Center --- Marble Falls is a 46-bed, full-service hospital with a Level IV Trauma designation. The 188,000 square-foot facility offers a wide network of medical and surgical services and a team of caregivers that provides comprehensive, personalized, quality healthcare. A specialty care clinic operates adjacent to the hospital. About the Community Nestled in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Marble Falls is only 45 miles northwest of Austin. Working in Marble Falls allows for multiple lifestyle options --- lake living, ranch acreage or suburban life are all options that can be found in a very sought after area to live in Texas. Despite its modest size, the Marble Falls area is rapidly growing and is surrounded by a profusion of award-winning wineries and breweries. Situated on a chain of seven beautiful lakes, Marble Falls offers majestic scenery in a place you will call home. Shoppers and antique lovers will appreciate its Main Street District, peppered with charming antique shops, gift and clothing boutiques, and local restaurants. Additionally, Marble Falls ISD is a progressive, growing school district located in the heart of the Highland Lakes region of this beautiful Texas Hill Country. You will find modern facilities equipped with the latest technology designed to encourage engaged learning and facilitate leading-edge instruction, with top notch athletic and extracurricular equipment. JOB SUMMARY The Physician Assistant (PA) Urgent Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority, is credentialed and privileged, and whose service is billed as an independent billing provider, as 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. Typically provides care to patients in an urgent care or convenient care clinic. 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 needs. 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 remedies. 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 and training. Performs invasive procedures specific to scope of practice and provider---s level of competency as delegated by supervising Physician. 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 dysfunctions Verbal and written communication skills Interpersonal 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 modification Ability to interpret and evaluate laboratory and other diagnostic tests Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Texas Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) BENEFITS 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 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, Austin , Urgent Care - Physician Assistant - Part-Time, Healthcare , Kingsland, Texas

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