The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Associate Provider - Associate Provider, WorkLife Health Solutions

Hiring department Healthcare Solutions
Monthly salary $7,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 700PM
Posting number 18-02-12-01-0652
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

UT Health Austin is a new medical group clinical practice that uses innovative, team-based models and strategies to provide care focused on an individual's health and personal goals. UT Health Austin provides care for a select-but-growing list of conditions; additional services will be available in the coming months.

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

Purpose

This position is responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.

Essential Functions

Assesses 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. Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks. Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Handles minor lacerations. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention. Recommends appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs. Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies. Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner. Participates 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. Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty. Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails. Collaborates 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 in the state of Texas and be in good standing. Graduate of licensed and accredited nursing or physician assistant school. Bachelor's degree. At least three (3) years of experience in busy outpatient clinical practice. Demonstrated excellent analytical skills, problem solving ability and strong critical thinking skills. 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. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Five (5) or more years of experience in a busy outpatient clinical practice or urgent care. Workers' compensation experience. 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

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Combination of office, exam, and other clinical settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, biohazards, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinic setting.

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