Title:  Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (Instructor) - Strawberry Clinic

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
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Work Location:  Houston, TX
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Requisition ID:  13748

Summary

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. Located in the heart of the world’s largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

 

 

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking to hire an Advanced Practice Provider (Instructor). The department consists of faculty committed to providing care to diverse and underserved populations in the Greater Houston area and Harris County. Faculty members have opportunities to participate in academic activities which support medical student education and research if desired. Joining this distinguished institution allows for provider recognition, innovation, collaboration, and influence.

 

This position will provide patient care services at the Strawberry Health Clinic, one of our affiliate facilities. It offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to work for a prestigious institution. 

 

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.
  • Administering treatment and care management accordingly.
  • Providing acute, preventive, and chronic medical care in continuity or same-day setting.
  • Billing visit incidents to provider services.
  • Following established protocols to manage specific patient problems/illnesses/care in collaboration with a supervising physician.
  • Performing other tasks or special assignments as necessary to maintain proper operations and patient care.

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education Required:

•    For Nurse Practitioner: Master's degree in in Nursing.

•    For Physician Assistant: 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.

 

Certification/Licenses/Registration:

•    For Nurse Practitioner: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department.

•    For Physician Assistant: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

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

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