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Title:  Instructor - Physician Assistant (Cardiology)

Division:  Children's Hospital of San Antonio
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Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
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Requisition ID:  7455

Summary

Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is seeking an Advance Practice Provider to fill a full-time position in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and full benefits package. The rank of the appointment will be determined by the candidates credentials and prior experience. 

Job Duties

  • Performs comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical exams. Formulate and administer appropriate treatment plans.
  • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising physician or other health care professionals. 
  • Performs and evaluates diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests within the scope of practice.
  • Follows established protocols, when applicable, to manage specific patient problems/illnesses/care in collaboration with supervising physician.
  • Order, prescribe, dispense, and administer medication as may be allowed by state legislation. 
  • Evaluate, screen and counsel patients on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources. 
  • Maintains medical record using an electronic medical record, writes accurate notes and orders which are co-signed by supervising physician when appropriate. 
  • Self-directed with good organizational skills. 
  • Communicates and works well within a collaborative team environment.
  • May supervise the work of a medical assistant, nursing students, medical students and family medicine residents where appropriate.
  • Performs other tasks or special assignments as necessary to maintain proper operation and patient care.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Verification of current RN license and APRN recognition issued by the Texas Board of Nursing;
  • Verification of current and valid nationally recognized pediatric nurse practitioner acute care certification;
  • Current controlled substances certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA);
  • Background working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long term medications and drug interactions; and
  • Current Certifications in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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