Physician Assistant (Apc)

Health Texas Medical Group San Antonio , TX 78230

Posted 3 months ago

Come work for the "Best Doctors in America"

HealthTexas Medical Group is a midsize healthcare organization with 17 locations in the San Antonio area. We are recognized as a Best Place to Work and Top Place to Work company with many of our physicians awarded Best Doctors in America.

Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited Physician's Assistant program. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants.

Position Summary:
Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of clinic physicians.

Job Responsibilities:

Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records.

Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.

Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Formulates a working diagnosis.

Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.

Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.

Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.

Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders, and transcribes orders.

Occasionally required to facilitate the HTMG Foot Care clinic (various locations) as well as provide rotating services to the Saturday clinic.

Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.

Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.

Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.

Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.

Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the HTMG Core Values and Mission.

Maintains established HTMG policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.

Participates in professional development activities to keep current with health care administration trends and practices.

Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

Maintains patient confidentiality and complies with HIPAA regulations.

Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the HTMG Code of Ethics.

Maintains regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the medical group's sole discretion.

Performs other related work as required.

  • HealthTexas is a smoke-free organization.
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