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Nurse Practitioner - Urology

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Temple
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

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.

Schedule:

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 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 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, level of experience and training

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 Physician.

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 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

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 Texas

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.

BENEFITS

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.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Temple , Nurse Practitioner - Urology, Other , Temple, Texas

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