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Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit - $35-55 per hour

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Killeen
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit for a nursing job in Killeen, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Progressive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    General Internal Medicine - Temple

    2401 South 31st Street, Temple, 76508

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    About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

    Baylor 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.

    About the Community

    Temple 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.

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    Job Summary:

    The Physician Assistant of Primary Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Physician Assistant is credentialed, privileged, and billed as an independent billing provider 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.
    These providers typically provide care to patients in an internal medicine, family medicine, geriatric or pediatric clinic.

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    Essential Functions of the Role:--
    The Physician Assistant of Primary Care assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing comprehensive physical examinations and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Physician Assistant counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the illness, condition, medication, nutrition, health promotion, drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies. In addition, the Physician Assistant performs invasive procedures specific to the scope of practice as delegated by the supervising Physician.

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    Key Success Factors:--
    The ideal candidate must have knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive health-care measures and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and related software application skills and have the ability to counsel patients, interpret laboratory diagnostic tests and develop and implement comprehensive outcome-based patient treatment plans. The ideal candidate must be a Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

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    Other Details:--
    - Specialty/Department/Practice ---General Internal Medicine
    - Shift/Schedule --- Fulltime
    - Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes 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.-- Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level. - EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program

    - EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required

    - CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -


    • Physician Assistants (PA)
    • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer. (issued from the American Heart Association).--

      Baylor Scott and White Job ID #1rxv_31_1. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Primary Care - Physician AssistantAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.Benefits
      • Holiday Pay
      • Continuing Education
      • 401k retirement plan
      • Sick pay
      • Wellness and fitness programs
      • Referral bonus
      • Employee assistance programs
      • Medical benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • Benefits start day 1
      • License and certification reimbursement
      • Life insurance
      • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Killeen , Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit - $35-55 per hour, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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