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Title:  Instructor - Physician Assistant (MLK Harris Health Community Center)

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
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Work Location:  Houston, TX
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Requisition ID:  7421

Summary

The Department of Family and Community Medicine is seeking a qualified APP whose responsibilities include providing a full spectrum of clinical services for multi-cultural communities, community oriented primary care, and practice in a patient centered medical home setting. Performs a variety of duties to provide quality patient care to the sick or injured, preventive care acute and chronic disease care, or others requiring healthcare services.

Job Purpose

Provides advanced patient care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Job Duties

  • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. NOTE: Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant Studies accepted based on terminal degree requirements at time of graduation.
  • Experience Required: None required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

 

Interested candidates must complete this employment application and for further information or questions, please contact Roger Zoorob, MD at Roger.Zoorob@bcm.edu

 

 

 

 

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

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