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Company: Baylor College of Medicine
Location: Houston, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Job Purpose

Provides advanced patient care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Summary

 

  • Serve as Surgical first-assist, requiring above-average manual dexterity for appropriate surgical performance. 10%
  • The use of a scalpel, electric knife, surgical instruments, sterile technique, and compliance with operating room rules and regulations are preferred. 10%
  • Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations for peri-operative care of surgical oncology patients. 10%
  • Performs or orders x-rays, electrocardiograms, laboratory tests, and other diagnostic procedures, and interprets results. 5%
  • Formulate an assessment and plan; order and interpret appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic tests in coordinator with faculty Supervising Physician. 10%
  • Administers such therapeutic procedures as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care. 10%
  • Instructs patients on prescribed therapeutic regimens, home care and health maintenance. 10%
  • Maintains required records and writes progress notes on patient charts as to status, treatments and procedures. 10%
  • Provides follow-up and health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established by physicians. 10%
  • Give direction and support to PA/NP students assigned to the service. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree from an approved Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Licensed as a Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner in the State of Texas.
  • No experience required.


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