Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
Serving. Caring. Healing.

Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

Houston, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Interventional Radiology

Posted

November 26, 2018

Interventional Radiology Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Baylor Radiologists, a Radiology Partners affiliated private practice in Houston, is seeking a Radiology Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner who will assist our radiologists in the management of patients for both the hospital and practice. Position may travel between multiple facilities.  Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for quality assessment and improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with Radiology Partners goals.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Perform procedures such as paracentesis, thoracentesis, venous access and lumbar punctures. Prior experience in performing these procedures is a plus but not required

• Assist in direct patient care services, including inpatient and outpatient consults, and follow up

• Assist in outpatient Interventional Radiology clinic and all duties necessary to support the clinic

• Perform physical examinations, determine medical histories, diagnose and treat illnesses and/or injuries

• Assist in facilitating patients for procedures including pre-authorizations, working with facilities to coordinate procedures as needed, processing orders, sending reports back to referring doctors

• Perform or assist in fluoroscopic studies.

• Order and interpret laboratory and radiographic studies

• Develop and implement patient management plans and record progress notes

• Perform history and physical examinations and consents of radiology patients

• Verbal and written communications with referring physicians, nurses, other health care professionals regarding patients to assist and facilitate the medical management of the patients

• Educate patients regarding their procedures and care

• Other duties as assigned

DESIRED PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• Licensed as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of Texas

• Graduate of accredited program

• At least one year Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner experience a plus but not required

• Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants or American Association of Nurse Practitioners 

• Certified to perform Basic Life Support and ACLS

Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

Confidential

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Interventional Radiology

Posted

November 26, 2018

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