NP Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: November 23, 2021
The Nurse Practitioner of Primary Care 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. The Nurse Practitioner is recognized
by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare systems, and in
accordance with the appropriate board. The Nurse Practitioner
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
The Nurse Practitioner of Primary Care assesses the physical and
mental condition of patients by performing and obtaining
comprehensive, problem- focused physical examinations, medical
histories and prescribes, recommends and employs medical drug
therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments. The
Nurse Practitioner implements comprehensive 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. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner counsels patients
and families regarding medical processes, management of the health
illness, condition, medication, nutrition, and health promotion and
possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as
food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies.
This position also performs invasive procedures specific to scope
of practice as delegated by the collaborating Physician.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
The ideal candidate must have knowledge of information and
techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases,
and deformities, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and
mental dysfunctions and have strong verbal, written, communication,
interpersonal, problem solving, critical thinking and computer
software application skills. The ideal candidate must have the
ability to develop and implement comprehensive outcomes-based
patient treatment plans, counsel patients and evaluate laboratory
and other diagnostic tests.The ideal candidate must be a graduate
of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
- Specialty/Department/Practice - - NP Nurse Practitioner Primary
- Shift/Schedule - - Physician Assistant would like to work 4-10
hrs. days or 5-8 hrs. days. - 8 hrs. minimum of 19-20 daily after
getting established, 10 hrs. days 24-26.
- 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 -
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- - - - - Registered Nurse (RN)
- - - - - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30
days of hire or transfer.
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