Baylor Scott & White Health Nurse Practitioner Internal Medicine Paris in Paris, Texas
The Nurse Practitioner assesses the physical condition of patients by performing and obtaining comprehensive or problem-focused physical examinations and medical histories. The Nurse Practitioner Orders, collects, interprets, and evaluates laboratory and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Nurse Practitioner Prescribes, recommends, and/or employs medical drug therapies or other forms of related therapeutic treatments and procedures in accordance with approved protocols/policy and with attention to efficacy, safety, and cost. Recommends interventions to modify behavior associated with health risks. The Nurse Practitioner Formulates and implements comprehensive outcomes-based patient care plans based on patient assessments, scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner evaluates the patient's response to the health care provided and the effectiveness of care. The Nurse Practitioner Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient's treatment plans and outcomes. The Nurse Practitioner initiates timely consultation and referral when the problem exceeds scope of practice and/or expertise.
The ideal candidate for The Nurse Practitioner HTPLN position has strong verbal and written communication skills. The Nurse Practitioner has the knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Location/Facility Paris, TX
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Specialty/Department/Practice Internal Medicine
Shift/Schedule Full Time
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%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
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!
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Bachelors of Nursing Degree (BN), Grad of an Accredited Program (GAP)
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