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Baylor Scott & White Health Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care in Waxahachie, Texas

JOB SUMMARY

The Specialty Nurse Practitioner evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. Performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols. Initiates and changes order for tests and patient care based on condition of patient and approval of Physician. Develops and maintains active practice in facilities.

The Specialty NP role typically provides care in an inpatient acute care setting and anyone in this role must be Board Certified as a Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC) or (ACNPC-AG).

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification is preferred

Compile medical history information and other relevant data from patient and family while updating medical record.

Evaluate patient condition and medical needs while developing plan of care to be approved by attending Physician.

Perform clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols.

Perform advanced clinical procedures in emergency situations.

Initiate orders for routine laboratory, radiologic and diagnostic examinations or tests based on attending Physician?s verbal orders and written protocol.

Initiate or change patient care orders under circumstance of change in condition under Physician orders.

Assist Physician on hospital rounds and prepare progress entries for patient medical record.

Participate in continuing medical education programs and provide educational programs for nursing staff and other personnel.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - Masters'

  • EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required

  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -

&nbspNurse Practitioner (NP)

&nbspNON RQI AHA BLS (BLSNRQI): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

&nbspAcute Care Nrs Pract Cert (ACNP-BC), Acute Care NP-A Gerontology (ACNPC-AG): Must have one of the following acute care certifications:

ACNP-BC through ANCC

or

ACNPC-AG through AACN.

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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