Baylor Scott & White Health Nurse Practitioner Heart Failure in Temple, Texas
The Specialty Nurse Practitioner evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The Specialty Nurse Practitioner performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols, and also initiates and changes patient care based on condition of patient and approval of Physician. In addition, the Specialty Nurse Practitioner obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities and may develop and maintain an active practice in facilities, where applicable. Work settings can vary from coordination of care for home-based disabled patients, frail home-bound older adults, vulnerable medical and surgical patients recently discharge, as well as care coordination for patients receiving care for both in-patient and outpatient health care services.
The ideal candidate for the Specialty Nurse Practitioner role maintains effective communication with patients, staff and physicians; provides patient care in a competent, professional and courteous manner; and keeps abreast of current research and incorporates relevant findings into specific areas of clinical practice.
§ Specialty/Department/Practice – Heart Failure Temple Inpatient and Outpatient
§ Shift/Schedule – Full Time M-F
§ Benefits – Our competitive benefits package includes*:
ü Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
ü 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
ü Tuition Reimbursement
ü PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required
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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