Please see below for 2 new peds ortho APP openings in Texas.
Scottish Rite for Children
Advanced Practice Provider
Join our Pediatric Orthopedics Team!
· Utilize current theories of psychosocial, developmental, educational, and pediatric care to deliver family-centered care to neonates, toddlers, preschoolers, school age and adolescent patient populations
· Work interdependently with and independently of the larger multi-disciplinary team, with the expanded scope of practice under the delegated authority and supervision of the designated supervising physician(s) in accordance with the delegation protocol or practice guideline which is developed in collaboration with and approved by the supervising physician(s)
· Major functional areas include; practitioner, consultant, educator and researcher
· Communicate and collaborate with other health professionals as well as demonstrate substantial interpersonal skills necessary to teach patient, families and staff effectively
· Facilitate communication with outside agencies, schools, other resources, etc. for the benefits of the patient. Active involvement in community and professional programs
· Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited advanced practice registered nursing program (APRN) or physician assistant (PA) program and are certified through a recognized accrediting agency and hold a current Texas license
· 2 years of experience in pediatric orthopedics
· Membership and active participation in professional organizations are beneficial
· Knowledge of growth and development from birth through adolescence
· Ability to learn new skills in a timely manner
· Flexibility and adaptability to change
· High level of analytical ability and critical thinking skills
· Create and maintain effective working relationship with hospital staff peers, medical staff, and administration
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Baylor College of Medicine
Title: Physician Assistant (Instructor)
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID: 10144
The Department of Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio (CHoSA), in San Antonio, Texas, is currently recruiting for a Physician Assistant-Instructor
Working in a high volume and patient-oriented clinic, this position will be responsible for the management of patients with pediatric acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions under the direct supervision of several pediatric orthopedic surgeons.
Essential job functions and duties include, but are not limited to:
Evaluation of new and follow-up patients, including history and physical exams, diagnosis, and recommendations for treatment.
Casting and Splinting.
Interpretation of X-rays and MRI films within the scope of practice.
Post-operative care including wound care, dressing changes, brace prescription and evaluation, reviewing operative photographs and procedures.
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.
- Education Required: 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: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.