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Physician Assistant or ACNP-Nocturnist in Longview, TX


Longview, TX 75601
8w ago


Allied Health Professionals


Not Specified

Job Description

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.

Valid through: 2020-2-19

About Christus Health

Christus Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprising almost 350 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 175 clinics and outpatient centers and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. Its corporate headquarters are in Irving, Texas. Christus Health services can be found in 60 cities in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, and New Mexico in the U.S.; also, in the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Health Network in Santiago, Chile, and Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Puebla, San Luis Potosí, and Tamaulipas in Mexico. The system employs approximately 30,000 people and has more than 9,500 physicians on facility medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. Christus Health is listed among the top ten Catholic health systems in the U.S., and provided more than $313.5 million in total community benefit in Fiscal Year 2011, which equates to more than $858,900 a day in community benefits. The present company was formed in January 28, 1999 by the merger of Houstons Sisters of Charity Health Care System and San Antonios Incarnate Word Health System; however its history extends back to 1866, with the founding of St. Marys Hospital in Galveston, Texas, by the Sisters of Charity religious institute.
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