Full Job Description
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
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
and documents comprehensive initial and ongoing physical examinations based on
age and diagnosis, including psychological status.
Synthesizes data and utilizes
evidence to develop, implement, and evaluate the patient plan of care,
including ordering and interpreting laboratory, radiology, and other
Demonstrates proficiency in
technical/procedural skills, as appropriate and based on specialty and
Provides relevant management,
referrals, counseling, and education to patients, families, and caregivers
related to current care and preventive health measures.
quality related initiatives and/or clinical research protocols through
planned group processes, workshops, seminars, and staff meetings, to
improve clinical and system practice performance.
research projects and protocols; and routinely applies evidence based best
practices to patient care
other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities of
Accuracy and ability to exercise considerable judgment.
Ability to maintain current
customer service, clinical, and technical skills.
Ability to identify
opportunities and provide suggestions for improvements in departmental
policy, procedures, and protocols.
Proficient use of EMR in the
delivery of care
performed primarily in a clinical environment. The incumbent may be
exposed to body fluids and infectious diseases.
qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums
require prior approval of the Vice President for Human Resources Administration,
or his/her designee.
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 express ion.