The Specialty Physician Assistant evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The Specialty Physician Assistant performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols to include Performing appropriate medical screening and physical examinations, interpreting laboratory data correctly and ordering appropriate laboratory investigations. In addition, the Specialty Physician Assistant obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities reporting and publishing findings when completed.
The ideal candidate for the Specialty Physician Assistant role maintains effective communication with patients, staff and physicians; provides patient care in a competent, professional and courteous manner; and keeps abreast of current research and incorporates relevant findings into specific areas of clinical practice.
One of the largest TAVR programs in the country by volume
8th consecutive Grade "A" from Leapfrog Group for Hospital Safety Awarded Centers for Medicare and Medicaid "5 Stars" out of 5 possible
Awarded 3 Stars out of 3 possible from VQI
Nursing team research opportunities with a long history of publications, poster presentations at national conferences and involvement in nursing practice-related research.
Teaching hospital; working closely with the various cardiology Fellowship programs, nursing schools in the region, as well as healthcare-focused magnet high schools
Strong Shared Governance Councils; awarded three-time Magnet designation by the ANCC
4 full time Dallas NP's in the group and 2 Fort Worth
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Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
About Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital Dallas:
Founded in a tradition of research and innovation, Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas opened in 2002 as the region's first and only dedicated hospital to heart and vascular care. The Dallas hospital is located on the main campus of Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health. Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas has cardiology services available at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth. With more than 42,000 patient registrations annually, a broad array of advanced cardiac interventional procedures and vascular surgeries are available, as well as diagnostic imaging and cardiac rehabilitative services. Programs on wellness and prevention are offered for the community.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!