Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: September 17, 2020
Experience and Education
Graduate of a Master s degree or higher Accreditation Review
Commission on Education for the Physician (ARC-PA) accredited
Physician Assistant program.
Certification by the National Commission of Certification of
Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification required.
Licensed by the Texas Physician Assistant Board. Current applicable
American Heart Association Life Support certification(s) based on
UT Southwestern policy for Advanced Practice Providers.
One year relevant clinical experience preferred
1. Conducts and documents comprehensive initial and ongoing
physical examinations based on age and diagnosis, including
2. Synthesizes data and utilizes evidence to develop, implement,
and evaluate the patient plan of care, including ordering and
interpreting laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic
3. Demonstrates proficiency in technical/procedural skills, as
appropriate based on specialty and training.
4. Provides relevant management, referrals, counseling, and
education to patients, families and caregivers related to current
care and preventive health measures.
5. Facilitates/participates in quality related initiatives through
planned group processes, workshops, seminars, and staff meetings,
to improve clinical and system practice performance.
6. Collaborates in research projects and protocols; and routinely
applies evidence based best practices to patient care.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities of Position
Accuracy and ability to exercise considerable judgment.
Ability to maintain current customer service, clinical, and
Ability to identify opportunities and provide suggestions for
improvements in departmental policy, procedures, and protocols.
Proficient use of EMR in the delivery of care
Work is performed primarily in a clinical environment. The
incumbent may be exposed to body fluids and infectious
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of
stated minimums require prior approval of Vice President for Human
Resources Administration or his/her designee.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
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