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The Specialty Physician Assistant evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The Specialty Physician Assistant performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols to include Performing appropriate medical screening and physical examinations, interpreting laboratory data correctly and ordering appropriate laboratory investigations. In addition, the Specialty Physician Assistant obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities reporting and publishing findings when completed.

The ideal candidate for the Specialty Physician Assistant role maintains effective communication with patients, staff and physicians; provides patient care in a competent, professional and courteous manner; and keeps abreast of current research and incorporates relevant findings into specific areas of clinical practice.

Location/Facility The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano

For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

Specialty/Department/Practice Cardiovascular Surgery First Assist

Shift/Schedule Monday through Friday, day schedule. Will eventually participate in the practice's on call schedule.

Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:

Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

Texas Physician Assistant licenserequired

National Certification required

ApplicableDegree required

2+ years experience preferred
The largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. Known for exceptional patient care for more than a century, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 44 hospitals, more than 500 patient care sites, 6,000 affiliated physicians and 34,000 employees as well as the Scott & White health plan. Baylor Scott & White Health exists to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing.