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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Intensivist Medicine

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Clinic - Temple2401 South 31st Street, Temple, 76508 -About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - TempleBaylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple is a 574-bed multi-specialty teaching hospital with a Level I Trauma designation. In 2018, the hospital was ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters. The hospital has 31 accredited residency and fellowship programs that include specialties in emergency medicine and radiology and offers a well-established and respected chaplain resident program.Source: Bed count and trauma designation data obtained from the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)website, 2-5-2020.About the CommunityTemple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in Texas and was ranked the sixth most affordable place to live in the U.S. in 2019. In addition to no state taxes, Temple enjoys a robust economy, and a cost of living that's lower than the national average. Served by four independent school districts and nationally recognized Temple College, the community places a high priority on education. Dubbed the "Wildflower Capital of Texas," Temple lies along the famous Texas Wildflower Trail and is the demographic center of the state, with convenient access to major cities including Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________JOB SUMMARYThe NP Intensivist Medicine is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority, is credentialed and privileged, and whose service is billed as an independent billing provider, as recognized by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare systems, and in accordance with the appropriate board. The Advanced Practice Provider provides medical care based upon the scope of practice as delineated by the supervising physician. Intensivist Medicine providers work in an intensivist and critical care setting and manage patients by performing duties to include patient rounding, procedures, and hospital admissions and discharges.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories.
  • Orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs.
  • Prescribes, recommends and/or employs medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures or performs indicated procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policies with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. Recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks.
  • Formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient treatment plans based on patient assessments, evidence-based medicine, standards of care, professional practice guidelines and in collaboration with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members when appropriate. Evaluates patient's response to health care provided and the effectiveness of care.
  • Counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the health illness/condition, medication, nutrition, and health promotion. Counsels patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies.
  • Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient's treatment plans and outcomes. Initiates timely consultation and referral when the problem exceeds scope of practice and/or expertise.
  • Provides consultation level services for conditions/problems related to the Provider's specialty and training.
  • Performs invasive procedures specific to scope of practice (and competency of the provider) as delegated by supervising Physician.
  • May conduct hospital rounds, assist with admissions and discharges, and provide on-call support.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
    • Knowledge of information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
    • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
    • Skill in the use of computers and related software applications
    • Ability to develop and implement comprehensive outcomes-based patient treatment plans
    • Ability to counsel patients concerning medical and psychological/psychiatric conditions, treatment plans, and behavior modification
    • Ability to interpret and evaluate laboratory and other diagnostic tests.BENEFITSOur competitive benefits package includes the following:
      • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
      • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • PTO accrual beginning Day 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level -QUALIFICATIONS
        • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
        • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
        • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION:
          • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
          • Registered Nurse (RN)
          • Basic Life Support (BLS): Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer - (Issued from the American Heart Association).
          • Acute Care Nrs Pract Cert (ACNP-BC), Neonatal NP (NNP-BC): Acute Care Nrs Pract Cert or Neonatal Nurse Pract Cert
          • Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for adult patient population or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for neonatal patient population within 30 days of hire or transfer. -(Issued from the American Heart Association).

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Intensivist Medicine, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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