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APP Manager - Primary and Convenient Care

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Manager Advanced Practice Professionals provides direction and administrative leadership for Advanced Practice Professionals (APPs) in their defined geographic area and/or medical or surgical specialties within Baylor Scott & White Health System to enable APPs to fulfill their essential roles with expected outcomes. Helps coordinate educational programs for APPs within the region and specialty. The Advanced Practice Professional serving in this role will have designated administrative time (not to exceed 20%) at the discretion of their supervising physician and regional administration.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Directly manages a group of APPs, to include hiring, onboarding, training, development, and performance management, while partnering closely with physician and administrative leadership on all of the above.
  • Partners with the APP Administrator regarding any pertinent APP related issues.
  • Provides patient services under the delegation of supervising physician and/or the designated supervising staff physician.
  • Interviews and examines patients to establish each patient's symptoms and prepares patient database to create or update patient files.
  • Performs comprehensive examinations and appropriate medical screening procedures and accurately, clearly, and concisely dictates or records complete and accurate information in patient records.
  • Completes and/or assists in the formulation of diagnostic, therapeutic, and follow-up plans and/or treatment protocols as appropriate.
  • Interprets laboratory data as appropriate, and orders appropriate laboratory investigations while following established protocols and/or delegation. Follows-up on patient status and diagnostic tests as appropriate and reports relevant information to supervising physician.
  • Communicates with patient, supervising physician, and other patient caregivers in a clear and concise manner any information that may influence the patient's care, treatment program or well-being including preparing clinical progress notes and other required documentation in accordance with Baylor Scott & White Health policies.
  • Promotes appropriate utilization of APPs throughout the region or specialty.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
    • Knowledge of Federal and State of Texas laws and legislation pertaining to medical board and nursing board governance of APPs
    • Knowledge of Joint Commission mandates regarding APP practice in hospitals and clinics
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a variety of medical staff and personnel; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid rules
    • Requires the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems, or design relatively complex systems and programs that cross department/division lines
    • Ability to guide, direct, mentor, train and work collaboratively in a team building environment
    • Required to obtain and maintain valid credentialing/licensing requirements at all times
    • Knowledge of computer systems, Electronic Health Records, Databases, Excel, Word
    • Knowledge of national and state APP issues, preferred active in national and state professional organizations
    • Knowledge of current system and institutional policies, bylaws, and credentialing requirements preferred
    • Demonstrated ability for self-direction and initiation requiredBENEFITSOur 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 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS

        • EDUCATION - Masters' or Bachelors plus 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
        • EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience


          • Basic Life Support (BLS): Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer.
          • Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistants (PA): Must be an Advanced Practice Professional; Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Nurse Anesthetist.

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Waco , APP Manager - Primary and Convenient Care, Executive , Waco, Texas

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