NP Reproductive Endocrinology Infertility Nurse Practitioner
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 7, 2022
The NP Surgical Specialty - Non-Operative 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
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.
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
- EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
- EXPERIENCE - 3+ Year of Experience in women's health, (preferably
- 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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