The University of Texas Medical Branch Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology/Internal Medicine- Unposted; Working from 61718 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

Commensurate with experience

Specific Job Related Duties

Provide patient care in Gastroenterology clinics (Galveston/League City)

Preferred Work Experience

Gastroenterology experience

Preferred Work Experience

  • Works independently to full scope of practice in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act with acknowledgement of off-site collaborating physician availability for consultation and collaboration
  • Performs individualized history and physical examinations for diverse populations inclusive of social determinants of health
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic testing in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient
  • Diagnoses acute, episodic, and chronic diseases
  • Develops a comprehensive plan of care that encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines, practice protocols, Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal regulations.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments
  • Provides appropriate education for current health diagnoses as well as anticipatory guidance for health promotion and disease prevention applicable to the individual’s health and socioeconomic status
  • Monitors plan of care for cost-effectiveness and the achievement of expected improvements, while openly seeking feedback from patients, significant others, colleagues, allied health, appropriate referrals, and collaborating physician to enhance quality outcomes

Closing Statement


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

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Gastroenterology/Internal Medicine- Unposted; Working from 61718

Job ID: 61719

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SOMED