Instructor - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Summary

The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery is seeking a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to provide advanced patient care to abdominal transplant and liver disease patients in a team-based clinical office setting.

Job Purpose

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

Job Duties
  • Medical management of a variety of hepatological conditions.
  • Management of pre- and post-transplant patients.
  • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required:
  • For Nurse Practitioner: Master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • For Physician Assistant: Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. NOTE: Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant Studies accepted based on terminal degree requirements at time of graduation.
  • Experience Required: None required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration:
  • For Nurse Practitioner: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department.
  • For Physician Assistant: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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CA; CH

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