Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 22009191
Nurse Practitioner – Pediatric Primary Care
Baylor Scott and White
The Nurse Practitioner of Pediatric 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. This provider will provide care to patients in our primary care pediatric clinic.
Essential Functions of the Role:
The Nurse Practitioner of Pediatric 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.
About Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center
Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center is a 64-bed full-service children’s hospital with 48 medical/surgical rooms and 16 private Pediatric ICU rooms. The hospital has a 24-hour pediatric emergency department, a Level II Trauma center, and an advanced diagnostic imaging center. The hospital offers a pediatric residency training program to prepare the next generation of competent, and caring physicians.
About the Community
Temple is regarded as one of the best areas to live and work in Texas and was ranked the sixth most 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.
Our competitive benefits package includes:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Graduate of an Accredited Program
Pediatric experience preferred
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)/ Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS): Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer - (Issued from the American Heart Association).
Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). (Issued from the American Heart Association).
For more information contact Melisa Harrison, MAL - Sr. Provider Recruiter - Melisa.Harrison@BSWHealth.org
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
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