The University of Texas Medical Branch Physician Assistant - Otolaryngology in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Graduation from accredited Physician's Assistant program. Eligible for Texas licensure. No experience required

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To provide patient care assistance in a clinic setting in one or more specialized areas, under the supervision of a primary care physician.

Salary Range

From $82,480 To $95,000 Annually

Specific Job Related Duties

The surgical APP will primarily function as an independent clinician focused on patients with low complexity/non-surgical otolaryngologic complaints. He/she will see routine post-op patients in the clinic, thus further decompressing surgical faculty to handle new patients. The APP will also participate in coverage at the ENT/EYE specialty ED clinic at the League City campus when it opens.

  • Examine and assess new and established allergy patients; order, conduct, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests.
  • You will primarily function as an independent clinician (once the requisite training has been satisfactorily completed) focused on patients with low complexity/non-surgical otolaryngologic complaints.
  • You will staff the nurses allergy shot clinic during times when an attending is unavailable and will also see routine post-op patients in clinic.
  • You will function as an advanced practitioner providing health care for a caseload of patients in the area of clinical specialization.
  • Provide patient care services for otolaryngology allergy patients in an outpatient clinic setting under the supervision of otolaryngology faculty physicians.
  • Elicit detailed patient histories and perform complete physical examinations.
  • Determine tentative diagnosis and order appropriate laboratory tests.
  • Provide counsel for patients and family on health and disease.
  • Attend and participate in all Clinics to include Brittany Bay, Texas City, and UTMB Galveston.
  • Disposition clinic patients, coordination of their care, provide smooth flow of patients from clinic to OR, field clinical phone calls and serve as contact to patients and referring physicians.
  • Assist in contacting patients post procedures to inquire about post op status, report results if appropriate, and provide patient education.
  • Assist with planning and design of clinical protocol development for Otolaryngic Allergy.
  • Participate in quality management.
  • Participate in the reporting of outcomes research.
  • Evaluate the patient/family response and outcome(s) to implemented care and modify the plan of care accordingly.
  • Competently and consistently complete accurate, concise and legible documentation on hospital records.
  • Respect and supports patient rights.
  • Practice and promote positive patient and peer relations.
  • Utilize available research and quality improvement to enhance practice.
  • Practice cost containment for the practice and patient.
  • Function as an independent and supportive team member and team leader.
  • Assist in maintaining a positive learning environment.
  • Participate in developing educational outreach program to improve community awareness of services provided by Otolaryngology.
  • Adhere to internal controls established for department.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Physician Assistant - Otolaryngology

Job ID: 52976

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SOMED