Physician Assistant Urology Fellowship
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POST DATE 8/21/2020
END DATE 9/20/2020
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONExperience and Education
Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Master's Program and certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Texas Physician Assistant License.
1. Assists physician in diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients by performing specialty-specific medical or procedural activities.
2. Obtains complete medical historical data from patients and performs physical examination.
3. Organizes and presents historical and physical data in a concise and effective manner to devise an appropriate medical diagnosis or impression, complete with a relevant plan of care and related recommendations.
4. Executes such diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as assigned.
5. Provides follow-up and health management and maintenance care to patients in conjunction with the supervising physician.
6. Instructs and counsels patients as appropriate.
7. Maintains complete and accurate records of contacts with patients whether in person or by telephone.
8. Attends all required didactic, educational and conferences as assigned.
9. Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
The Department of Urology is offering a unique and rewarding position in our APP Urology Fellowship Program. This 12-month program offers an opportunity to train with some of the most respected Urologists in the world & an exceptional group of Urology APPs. The Fellow will be given the opportunity to gain additional experience in all aspects of urologic care including Urologic Oncology, BPH/LUTS, Kidney Stone disease and Mineral Metabolism, Female Pelvic Medicine/Neurourology, and Reconstructive/Prosthetics/Trauma.
The training program will be divided into two sections:
* The first section (4-6 months) will be spent learning about the main sub-specialty areas of Urology. This will include rotations in BPH/LUTS, Kidney Stone disease and Mineral Metabolism, Urologic Oncology, Female Pelvic Medicine/Neurology & Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Urology, Prosthetics, and Trauma.
* The second section will allow growing autonomy with inpatient consults & first assisting during robotic cases at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. In addition, you will see patients at our state-of-the art ambulatory care clinic. The APP will not participate in call schedule at night or in week-end coverage
Urology has always been on the forefront of technology and development, constantly pushing the envelope in areas such as endoscopy, percutaneous surgery, reconstructive surgery, and laparoscopic and robotic procedures. The need for Urologic trained APPs is growing, and they will be called upon to fill the healthcare workforce needs of the future. Urology is one of the most vibrant, dynamic, and rewarding surgical specialties.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
$65,000 annual stipend
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.