Physician Assistant, Inpatient Neurostroke
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Inpatient Stroke Advanced Practice Provider Position
The Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is a
nationally recognized leader in the comprehensive management of
neurological conditions. Our vibrant department comprises more than
75 full-time faculty in 12 subspecialty sections, supporting a
spectrum of complex and innovative approaches to neurological care,
a broad range of novel research programs, and a panoply of
educational opportunities for trainees. The department offers
access to the latest innovative treatments in one of the most
rapidly advancing fields of medicine and features an Advanced
Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Level-4 NEAC Epilepsy Center.
Through collaborations with the O'Donnell Brain Institute, the
department is building state-of-the art facilities for drug and
device testing and bringing current and new faculty together for
collaborative research on brain disease therapy.
Experience and Education
Master's degree or higher Accreditation Review Commission on
Education for the Physician (ARC-PA) accredited Physician Assistant
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.
Experience working with residents and/or fellows strongly
preferred. Experience in critical care or neurology 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
Keywords: UT Southwestern, Dallas , Physician Assistant, Inpatient Neurostroke, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas
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