Mid-Level Practitioner - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner- Family Medicine - 69624
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: March 19, 2020
Graduation from an Accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse
Practitioner Program and current licensure to practice in the State
of Texas. No experience required.JOB DESCRIPTION:Performs
responsible clinical care in collaboration with the unit physician
and under approved protocols, manages the medical aspects of care
in the observation, assessment, diagnosis, intervention,
evaluation, rehabilitation, care and health teachings of persons
who are ill, injured or infirm or experiencing changes in normal
health processes; and in the promotion and maintenance of health &
prevention of illness in a clinical setting.
$88,769 to $110,000
Specific Job Related Duties
--- Provide care of patients including:
--- H & P
--- discharge summary
--- daily rounds
--- daily notes on patients alongside the faculty
--- Provide independent outpatient visits for primary care in the
Island West and/or Island East Family Medicine Clinic with acute,
continuity and occupational medicine patients
--- Assist with case management
--- Obtains medical histories, organizes relevant data, performs
physical examinations, and suggests pertinent laboratory,
radiographic or other studies that are needed to establish or
support a diagnosis.
--- Performs preliminary reviews of radiographs, laboratory data,
ECG's and other relevant clinical information; formulates and
orders (Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner license)
therapeutic regimens for treatment of pathologic states or
--- Documents histories, physical examinations, and relevant
clinical information, ensuring adequate documentation of existing
medical conditions; medically classifies patients according to
physical, functional and emotional capabilities.
--- Monitors treatment progress and protocols of patients in
chronic care clinical settings; counsels patients on preventive
medicine regimens; reviews medical records or therapeutic regimens
to insure proper content and appropriateness of medical
--- Provides patient counseling and health instruction about
medical problems, nutrition, medication and principles of health
promotion and maintenance.
--- Serves as representative and emissary of the physician in
delegated matters of related duties as required. Interdisciplinary
coordination and clinical care responsibilities.
--- Documents all health care encounters and relevant clinical
information in the electronic medical records.
--- Perform related duties as assigned
Ability to independently assess and manage ambulatory patients
including ordering & interpreting lab & imaging studies.
Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and
advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with
Req id: 69624
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