MD Anderson Cancer Center Physician Assistant - General Internal Medicine in Houston, Texas

Physician Assistant - General Internal Medicine

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Allied Health at

General Internal Medicine 600676

Requisition #: 109493

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of experience in a PA role. Schedule will be (4) 10 hour shifts, with rotating days off.


The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Provider (APP), in the Department of General Internal Medicine, is to promote and maintain the health of GIM patients across the care continuum throughout the institution supporting the inpatient and outpatient clinics; and hospitalist programs.


Affects direct patient care throughout MD Anderson according to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and MD Anderson Standards of Nursing Care policies and procedures.


Advanced Practice Providers, in the Department of General Internal Medicine, are responsible for assessing and conducting comprehensive patient history, physical examinations, and psychosocial assessments. This involves talking to patients and patients families. Must be able to communicate findings to physicians and family members.

Evaluate patient outcomes in coordination with attending physicians and develop a treatment plan.

Monitors laboratory, radiographic and procedural data for patient disposition. Must visually evaluate data and prepare written information.

Communicates report findings and test results to physicians, multidisciplinary team and family members.

Facilitates scheduling, logistics, and future appointments.

Provides health education to the patient and his/her family.

Participate and collaborate on clinical research protocols. Interviews patients and reviews the eligibility criteria to identify potential patients for protocol studies.

Participates in the education of Advanced Practice student nurses, house officers and medical students. Instruct coworkers in allied positions in recording patient information and/or data entry.



Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association.



PA certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners. MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.