Physician Assistant - Family Medicine at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/16/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Mansfield, TX
  • Date Posted:
    1/16/2022
  • Job ID:
    21038881
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Physician Assistant – Texas Health Mansfield- A joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX

Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield: 

•     Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.

•     Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families.  Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.

•     Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.

•     Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”.  AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth. 

•     Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”.  Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.  Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.

Work Hours/Shift:

Day Shift – Part Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

Assess, diagnose and treat.

Performs routine physicals (i.e. athletic, WIC, admission).

Determines patient and family needs during initial assessment.

Provides services in accordance with hospital and clinic health services policies.

Follows treatment protocols as established by HMA and the supervising physician.

Consults with supervising physician when needed regarding treatment plan.

Recognizes and identifies life threatening situations, responding with immediate action according to protocol.

Reviews all lab tests and consults with supervising physician on abnormalities.

Assures that adequate patient records are maintained and reviewed by supervising physician.

When applicable, follows hospital/clinical protocol and physician orders regarding use of restraints.

Utilizes referral services when needed.

Identifies the need of the patient and discusses the plan of care with the patient and/or family.

Consults with the supervising physician and social worker to determine sources to refer patient.

Arranges for, or refers patients to needed service that cannot be provided in the clinic setting.

Communicates to the patient and/or the family necessary actions needed to be taken to obtain desired results.

Follows-up with patient or referring sources to ensure successful outcomes.

Teach and provide preventative care.

Initiates teaching for patients and/or family members specific to their individual health care needs.

Instructs patients during routine exams on importance of preventative health care (i.e. breast exam, skin care, recognizing symptoms of early prostrate CA, etc.).

Involves patient/family in development of realistic, specific and measurable short-term and long-term goals.

Participates in health lectures for community groups.

Participates in health fair functions throughout the year.

Evaluates plan of treatment.

Consistently modifies patient’s plan of treatment based on changes in patient’s condition as determined during follow-up session.

Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement.

Documents on records, patient’s needs, ability to manage continuing care needs, teaching and referrals.

Participates with supervising physician in the periodic review of patients records.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Successful completion of a Physician Assistant program from an accredited school of Physician Assistants.

Physician Assistant licensed to practice in the state of Texas.

One year of experience as a Family Practice Physician Assistant.

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant will be assigned to carry out functions of care as deemed appropriate by his/her supervising physician and in the strict accordance with the established protocols and procedures.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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