Physician Assistant, PICU - Dallas, TX - Pediatrics
Company: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Physician Assistant, PICU - Dallas, TXWhy UT SOUTHWESTERN?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT
Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and
compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we
strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits
for our valued employees.
The Physician Assistant will be working in a large Pediatric
Intensive Care Unit at Children's Health Dallas and Plano Campuses.
The Pediatric APP will be responsible for the assessment,
diagnosis, treatment, education, consultation, and care
coordination as a first line provider to Trauma, Neurosurgery,
Solid Organ Transplant, Medical, Surgical and ECMO patients and
Schedule: variable including days, nights, weekends, and rotating
--- Graduate of a Master's degree or higher Accreditation Review
Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
accredited Physician Assistant program.
---Certified by the National Commission of Certification of
Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification required.
---Licensed by the Texas Physician Assistant Board.
--- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life
Support (PALS) certified by the American Heart Association or Red
Cross based on UT Southwestern policy for Advanced Practice
--- One year of pediatric experience as an Advanced Practice
Provider in PICU, ER, or ICU preferred.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this
position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to
be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain
medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not
meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not
apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other
non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they
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 thereby subject to the
provisions of Texas Education Code----51.215.
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers
For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit
For general COVID-19 information, applicants should visit
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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