Nurse Practitioner - Urology
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Nurse Practitioner
to join our Urology -Team -in Temple, Texas.
Our facilities have national and regional recognition by U.S. News
& World Report - a reflection of our talent and commitment to
advanced quality care that is safe and compassionate.
We are looking for a committed team player with a favorable work/
training history. The ideal candidate should be focused on quality,
and be able to effectively collaborate with referring physicians,
agencies and other professionals to provide optimum patient care
within our award-winning integrated health care system.
Surgical providers care for both adult and pediatric patients, and
specialize in General Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery,
Otolaryngology, Cosmetic, Vascular, Trauma, Transplant, Urology,
Plastics or other surgical specialty.
Outpatient- Mon-Fri 8-5 No Call
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
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 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
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, level of experience and
Manages patients in a healthcare setting(s) other than primary
clinic setting (e.g., inpatient, emergency services).
Performs invasive procedures specific to scope of practice and
provider's level of competency as delegated by supervising
Performs follows-up with patient both pre- and post-operatively,
and may also round on patients in the hospital or see patients in
the Emergency Department.
May be required to perform patient care duties beyond regular
schedule based on coverage needs of the department.
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
Verbal and written communication 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
Ability to interpret and evaluate laboratory and other diagnostic
Texas RN licensure or RN licensure with compact privilege from a
state that is party to the Nurse Licensure Compact for RNs and LVNs
& Texas APRN
Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer
Certification from an accredited board as an APRN for the patient
population of focus required.
Our 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 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
About Baylor Scott &White Medical Center -TempleBaylor Scott &
White Medical Center -Temple is a 574-bed multi-specialty teaching
hospitalwith a Level I Trauma designation. In 2018, the hospital
wasranked 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 andfellowship programs that
include specialties in emergency medicine and radiology and offersa
well-established and respected chaplain resident program.
Temple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in
Texas and was ranked the sixthmost 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.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.
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