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Physician Assistant Medical

Mount Vernon, Texas, 75457, United States
April 03, 2018

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Pamela Welch, PA

**** **** **** ** – Mount Vernon, Texas 75457

Phone 903-***-****



** ***** ** ********** ** a practicing medical professional, with clinical as well as administrative skill.

Active in Texas medical/legal ethics and law by virtue of gubernatorial appointment to Texas Medical Board.


Current – Independent Contractor, Physician Assistant

Providing locum tenens, urgent care, occupational med, family practice and internal medicine.

2009-2012 As lead PA directed the building and set up of 2 Urgent Care Centers from the ground up, ordering equipment, hiring personnel, legal work, and protocols, as well as providing medical care to patients of all ages.

Clinic Director, Physician Assistant, Family Practice, 2006-2008

Sole Provider and clinic director of a RHC in East Texas. I treated patients of all ages and all conditions, including urgent care, chronic, and long-term care. Reason for leaving: owner of clinic sold clinic to large hospital corporation who had their own staff.

Independent Contractor, 2003-2006

Positions included working as a Physician Assistant throughout the Northeast Texas rural areas as a clinical PA and in administrative roles including Clinic Director and RHC advisor. (This suited my personal needs due to my mothers 3 year battle with terminal cancer).

Director of Clinic Operations Longview Regional Medical Center, 2001-2003

All aspects of administration of 4 Rural Health Clinics and an Occupational Medical Clinic.

Opened 2 RHC’s from business plan to start-up.

Successful acquisition of an established 5-physician clinic.

Successful transition of all 6 clinics from hospital based to practice management organization.

Executive Director and Medical Provider, Longview Children’s Clinic, Longview Regional Medical Center, 2000-2001

Sole provider of a 501C(3) indigent care pediatric clinic. Duties included all aspects of administration and patient care for a 7000 patient base clinic. Networking with other not-for-profit agencies, grant writing, public speaking, and fund raising were daily activities. I developed a board of directors made up of community leaders and business people to assist in our mission.

Physician Assistant, Various Locum Tenens and Consultant Positions, 1998-2000

Held various locum tenens positions as a medical provider in family practice and minor urgent care centers.

Opened an RHC for an individual from business plan to federal certification.

Initiated and developed innovative model of the use of physician and extender services in rural long-term healthcare facilities in Texas for a major national long-term healthcare organization.

Physician Assistant, East Texas Clinic Association, 1995-1998

Provider of healthcare in a rural clinic. Responsibilities included diagnosis and treatment of all ages, including geriatric patients in nursing home facilities, and supervision and training of nursing staff. Developed more efficient use of scheduling and trained non-medical staff in emergency triage.

Physician Assistant, Clinic Director, East Texas Medical Center, 1994-1995

Provider of primary medical care to all ages, outpatient as well as inpatient.

Responsible for development and acquisition of rural clinic status and obtaining federal and state certifications. Responsible for JCAHO accreditation with zero deficiencies.

Provided care on a part-time basis to an outpatient clinic for prison inmates in a nearby community under the direction of TDCJ.

Physician Assistant, The Dermatology Clinic, 1993-1994

Provided dermatological diagnosis, treatment, and procedures including wound care and minor surgery.


Bachelor of Science – Physician Assistant

Magna Cum Laude

Wichita State University

Masters of Business Administration Studies

LeTourneau University

Certified Medical Examiner – FMCSA


American Academy of Physician Assistants

Texas Academy of Physician Assistant – Past Board Member

NCCPA – 1993-2013


Texas Physician Assistant Board -

Gubernatorial Appointment 2005-2009

2005 Outstanding Texas PA of Year - TAPA

Magna Cum Laude Graduate

Leadership Longview - Alumni

TRHCA PA of Year - 1998

TAPA PA of Year Nominee - 1998

The PA Foundation of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Deans Honor Roll 1989-1993


Texas PA Board – Licensure Chair

Board of Directors – Longview Children’s Clinic

Chairman of the Board – Belgard Memorial Scholarship

Rotary Club of America

Race for the Cure – Survivor and Participant

Naples Civic Pride Organization – Centennial Park

Morris County Caregivers Association and Annual Fair

CASA Board - Longview

Leadership Longview – Alumni Board

Founder of IF:Mount Vernon Womens’ Ministries


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