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Baylor Scott & White Health Primary Care - Nurse Practitioner in Pflugerville, Texas

Baylor Scott & White Health has an opening for a Nurse Practitioner to join our team in Pflugerville, 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.

About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville is a 25-bed full-service medical center, with care delivered by a team that upholds Baylor Scott & White’s tradition of providing comprehensive, personalized quality healthcare. The hospital offers a wide network of medical expertise and resources, as well as an enhanced focus on wellness, not just sick care. A care clinic operates adjacent to the hospital.

About the Community

Ranked 12 th among the 50 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine in 2016, Pflugerville is a small, fast-growing community located just 14 miles east of Austin. The former filming location of TV’s “Friday Night Lights” now features a new multimillion-dollar stadium and is known for its affordable housing, excellent schools, and a strong economy. The 180-acre Lake Pflugerville is a hot spot for fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and windsurfing. And if you think the city doesn’t have fun with its quirky name, check out the Pfarmers Market, the annual Pfall Chili Pfest and the city’s attractions website, www.pfuntx.com .

JOB SUMMARY

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.

OTHER DETAILS

- Specialty/Department/Practice - [Enter Spec/Dept/Prac] (i.e. Critical Care, Radiology, Family Care)

- Shift/Schedule - [Enter Shift & Schedule] (i.e. Days, Nights, PRN or Weekends; 30 hours/weekFTPT)

- 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.

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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