Cook Children's Physician Network (Administration)

Physician Assistant - Physician Network (43449942)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas - United States
Posted: 1/13/2018

Physician Assistant - Physician Network

Full-Time varies- days Days

Summary: Trained under the Medical model curriculum, the Physician Assistant functions in collaborative independent practice with physician(s) in the private practice or clinic setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Develops and maintains own volume of patients. Provides practice/clinic coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including hospital admission/discharge and prescriptive authority. Serves as role model and resource to private practice/clinic clinical personnel.

Qualifications: Graduate of an approved accredited Physician Assistant program; Masters of Science as a Physician Assistant required. [PAs not meeting this educational requirement will be considered based on experience and will be required to attain Masters of Science as a PA within 2 years of date of hire.] Minimum two years pediatric experience in pediatric primary / specialty or acute care setting preferred, or 2 years experience in related allied health field required, i.e. family practice setting with heavy component of pediatric patients.

Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Texas. Recognition from the State Medical Board as a Physician Assistant. Certification as a Physician Assistant PA-C required. Current certification in Basic Life Support required. Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred.


Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Physician Assistant

Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of seven entities - a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.

Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise - to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day. For more information, please visit

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