Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 22000746
Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Physician Assistant to join our Neurology Department in Killeen, Texas.
Our facilities have national and regional recognition by U.S. News & World Report - a reflection of our talent and commitment to advanced quality care that is safe and compassionate.
We are looking for a committed team player with a favorable work/ training history. The ideal candidate should be focused on quality, and be able to effectively collaborate with referring physicians, agencies and other professionals to provide optimum patient care within our award-winning integrated health care system.
About the Community
Killeen–Temple is a metropolitan area in the Central Texas region of Bell County. Located about an hour from Austin, Killeen is a family-friendly city known for its proximity to Fort Hood, one of the largest military bases in the U.S. Not surprisingly, Killeen has a thriving economy and a cost of living lower than the U.S. national average. Bordering the Texas Hill Country, the area is well known for its rolling hills, bluebonnets, and spring wildflowers in the Grand Prairie to the west. Residents have access to down-home barbecue, an abundance of outdoor and recreational activities, and a fun live music scene. Killeen is ranked in the top 100 as one of the Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire by the U.S. News & World Report.
The Physician Assistant evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The 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 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 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.
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!