Under the direction of a physician, provides health care services to patients. Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations. Performs or orders X-rays, electrocardiograms, laboratory tests and other diagnostic procedures, and interprets results. Administers such therapeutic procedures as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care. Instructs patients on prescribed therapeutic regimens, home care and health maintenance. Maintains required records and writes progress notes on patient charts as to status, treatments and procedures. With appropriate training, may be designated as a physician's assistant in a medical specialty.
Qualifications: PA or NP must be licensed to practice in the state of Texas or be eligible to be licensed in the state of Texas.
- Hospitalist or internal medicine experience as an NP or PA is preferred due to the autonomous nature of this position.