The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Associate Provider - Associate Provider, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $7,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 700PM
Posting number 17-08-14-01-0652
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

At the University of Texas at Austin, we transform lives for the benefit of society. Dell Medical School is building on this core purpose to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem for the benefit of all. UT Health Austin, a new care team-based practice, will begin treating patients in downtown Austin's state of the art Health Transformation Building this fall.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide outpatient care to patients seeking diagnosis and treatment for Multiple Sclerosis or other neuroimmunological disorders, under the supervision of licensed physicians.

Essential Functions

Assess patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing/presenting illness, risk factors, family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination. Order/perform appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seek other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrate data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks. Develop and implement treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team (including physicians, social worker, nutritionist, physical therapist, etc.) to develop and coordinate comprehensive, evidence-based treatment plans for patients. Instruct patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educate patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention. Handle minor lacerations. Develop strong working relationships with referring providers and keep them informed about patient treatment plans and progress, as appropriate. Recommend appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs. Communicate appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies. Prepare documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner. Participate in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Act as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty. Comply with patient confidentiality requirements. Promote patient advocacy. Collaborate with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient. Provide monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails. Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Currently licensed and certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant and be in good standing. Graduate of licensed and accredited nursing or physician assistant's school. National Board Certification required. Current CPR certification. At least three (3) years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment with minimal guidance. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various delicate, formal, or urgent situations. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and patients. Must be comfortable and flexible with changing priorities and self-directed problem solving. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Five (5) or more years of experience in an outpatient clinical practice. Neurology experience. Experience working with individuals who are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis or other neuroimmunological disorders. Current ACLS certification. Experience working with caregivers. Experience with research activities. Working knowledge of and/or experience with Value-Based Healthcare Delivery models. Experience delivering care through a multidisciplinary team. Proficiency using Athena electronic medical records. Experience tracking, measuring, and using patient reported outcomes in developing treatment plans for patients. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Combination of office, exam, and other clinical settings. May involve standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

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