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    We are currently accepting job postings. The information on this page is provided as a courtesy service to our members and TGCPAA friends without endorsement and/or prejudice. TGCPAA was reimbursed for costs and services associated with the posting of this announcement.

     

    General Surgery

    HCA Healthcare

    CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Mike Herrera
    michael.herrera@hcahealthcare.com

    JOB POSTED: Sep. 17, 2018

    HCA Healthcare is seeking a PA with surgical experience or interest to work with an employed general surgeon working at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, located in the southeast Houston suburb of Clear Lake/Webster.  Start date flexible - but looking to hire and start ASAP.  Candidates must have or be able to obtain an active Texas medical license.

    This is an employment opportunity with HCA, offering competitive pay and comprehensive benefits.

     

    Internal Medicine / Endocrinology

    Advanced Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic

    CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Iris Figueroa
    ifigueroa@endocrinologyhouston.com

    JOB POSTED: Sep. 13, 2018

    Join a group of dynamic endocrinologists providing quality care for patients with diabetes, metabolic and hormonal disorders.

    Position description:

    The practitioner functions as a health care provider within the Endocrinology specialty services for the purpose of providing age-appropriate and culturally sensitive care. This position is open to Physician Assistants (PA-Cs) and or a Family Nurse Practitioner FNP).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    The practice will involve care and management of patients in the Endocrinology outpatient specialty setting. Responsibilities of this full-time position are to assist in identifying and caring for individuals with diabetes mellitus. This will include type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as patients on insulin pumps. Also, patients with thyroid disease and metabolic disorders. This position will allow growth into other endocrinology disorders such bone health and other hormone imbalances. This position is mostly outpatient with possibility of inpatient (estimated to be less than 10% of duties).

    Care will include performing visits H & Ps, plan of care and day-to-day management of Endocrinology Services patients. Practitioner will manage (in collaboration with the attending) the entire outpatient course. Practitioner will initiate referrals and follow up on consults to other providers.

    Qualifications Education

    Master's degree in Nursing or Graduate of an educational program for physician assistants.

    Licenses & certifications

    Current RN license (or eligible) in the State of Texas. Recognition as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, or Physician Assistant (PA-C), licensed in the State of Texas.

    Previous Endocrinology or family practice experience preferred.

    Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

    Must possess the ability to actively identify new areas for learning.

    Must be flexible and adaptable.

    Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance.

    Demonstrate ownership and responsiveness in their customer service approach to patient care and contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork within their group.

    Work Schedule: Full time position Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm; hours may vary

     

    Surgical Physician Assistant

    Universal Surgical Assistants

    CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION:

    Richard Valentine, Executive Director
    Richard.Valentine@uspartnersinc.com

    JOB POSTED: Jul. 24, 2018

    Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery physician assistants meet the specific needs of the attending surgeon. Their familiarity with the surgeon and exacting knowledge of the medical model expedites procedures, limits patient mortality and morbidity, and promotes a synergistic relationship with the surgeon.

     Their work alongside the surgeon includes:

    • Performing patient histories and physical exams

    • Performing daily rounds, including discharge summaries and patient education

    • Performing invasive procedures, such as:

    • Thoracentesis

    • Chest tube insertions

    • Placement of central venous and dialysis catheters

    • Placement of arterial lines and intra-aortic balloon pumps

    • Retrieval of vascular tissues for use as a bypass conduit

    • Endoscopic retrieval

    Although the job duties of cardiothoracic physician assistants tend to vary, in general, these medical professionals provide care for the patient before, during, and after a surgical procedure:

    • Pre-surgery, they explain the procedure to the patient and the patient’s family, answering any question and addressing concerns. They also perform routine pre-operative tests.

    • During the surgery, physician assistants assist the surgeon in a number of ways. They may perform certain procedures.

    • Post-surgery, physician assistants in cardiothoracic surgery care for patients by monitoring their recovery, ordering and reviewing lab work, and addressing any problems or issues with the surgeon. Often times, they oversee the patient’s discharge process, which may include explaining discharge instructions, follow-up care, and writing prescriptions.

     Benefits:

    At Universal Assistants, our full-time employees enjoy intense focus on high-quality results creating a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs. Other full-time benefits of the position include: * Paid Time Off (PTO) * Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance * Prescription Coverage * 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match *

    For inquiries, contact:

    Richard Valentine, Executive Director

    Universal Surgical Partners, Inc

    Richard.Valentine@uspartnersinc.com

    Office: 832-655-4141  Ext. 201

    Cell: 214-218-0122