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Pediatric Primary Care - Physician Assistant

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Specialty Clinic- Killeen Hemingway2405 S Clear Creek Rd, Killeen, 76549 -About the CommunityKilleen-Temple is a metropolitan area in the Central Texas region of Bell County. Located about an hour from Austin, Killeen is a family-friendly city known for its proximity to Fort Hood, one of the largest military bases in the U.S. Not surprisingly, Killeen has a thriving economy and a cost of living lower than the U.S. national average. Bordering the Texas Hill Country, the area is well known for its rolling hills, bluebonnets, and -spring wildflowers in the Grand Prairie to the west. -Residents have access to down-home barbecue, an abundance of outdoor and recreational activities, and a fun live music scene. -Killeen is ranked in the top 100 as one of the Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire by the U.S. News & World Report. -JOB SUMMARYThe Physician Assistant of Primary Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Physician Assistant is credentialed, privileged, and billed as an independent billing provider 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.These providers typically provide care to patients in an internal medicine, family medicine, geriatric or pediatric clinic. -ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLEThe Physician Assistant of Primary Care assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing comprehensive physical examinations and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Physician Assistant counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the illness, condition, medication, nutrition, health promotion, drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies. In addition, the Physician Assistant performs invasive procedures specific to the scope of practice as delegated by the supervising Physician. -KEY SUCCESS FACTORSThe ideal candidate must have knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive health-care measures and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and related software application skills and have the ability to counsel patients, interpret laboratory diagnostic tests and develop and implement comprehensive outcome-based patient treatment plans. The ideal candidate must be a Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. -OTHER DETAILS- Specialty/Department/Practice - - Pediatric Primary Care- Shift/Schedule - -Fulltime - Days- Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes 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. - Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level. QUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program- EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION-

  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , Pediatric Primary Care - Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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