Bariatric Surgery PA

  • Location
    Houston TX
  • Company
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • Type
    Allied Health
  • Category
    University Positions
  • Contact Email

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for experienced Physician Assistant to work in a hospital-based surgical practice at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. New graduates with a passion for surgical services will be considered. The PA will work as part of a team with our bariatric surgeons, program coordinator, registered dietitian and behavioral health therapist. The PA would be involved in all aspects of patient care including:
o Providing office consultations
o First assisting on general, foregut, bariatric and Da Vinci Robotic surgeries
o Inpatient rounding, prescribing or recommending prescriptions for medication and other treatments according to established federal and state regulations and requirements
o Performing, ordering, and evaluating results of lab, x-ray, and diagnostic tests as indicated
o Provides coverage for other providers’ patients when a provider is unavailable
o Assisting in acute care of patients, follow-ups, messages and prescription refills
SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:
• 2-3 years of surgical experience (minimally invasive surgery preferred)
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

Contact Jennifer Fadner (Division administrator) at jh3@bcm.edu
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