Title:  Physician Assistant - Instructor (Orthopedics)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status: 
Requisition ID:  10144


Job Purpose

The Department of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio (CHoSA), in San Antonio, Texas, is currently recruiting for a Physician Assistant-Instructor


Working in a high volume and patient-oriented clinic, this position will be responsible for the management of patients with pediatric acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions under the direct supervision of several pediatric orthopedic surgeons.



Job Duties

Essential job functions and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation of new and follow-up patients, including history and physical exams, diagnosis, and recommendations for treatment.

  • Casting and Splinting.

  • Interpretation of X-rays and MRI films within the scope of practice.

  • Post-operative care including wound care, dressing changes, brace prescription and evaluation, reviewing operative photographs and procedures.

  • Call coverage.

  • 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.




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.