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Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit - $35-55 per hour

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit for a nursing job in Waco, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Progressive Care Unit
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    Baylor Scott & White Clinic - Waco

    7700 Fish Pond Rd, Waco, 76710

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    About Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest

    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest is a 236-bed acute-care Level II Trauma hospital with the only Level III neonatal intensive care unit in the Waco region. The hospital also has the largest network of primary care physicians on its medical staff. The medical center has achieved the distinguished Magnet-- status, the highest national recognition awarded to a hospital or medical center for excellence in nursing. The hospital offers a wide range of specialties including neurosurgery, urology, sports medicine and orthopedics, and plastic and reconstructive surgery.

    About the Community

    Nestled on the banks of the Brazos River, and conveniently located between Dallas and Austin in the heart of Texas, Waco is a diverse and bustling city with small town charm. Waco boasts a dynamic economy and thriving academic community with five colleges and award-winning school districts. Waco has something for everyone with a flourishing urban downtown and tourism mecca featuring Magnolia Market, Cameron Park Zoo, numerous museums, and endless shopping and dining options. A tremendous setting for outdoor recreational activities, Waco is home to Cameron Park, one of the largest municipal parks in Texas, which spans 416 acres and contains 20 miles of hiking and biking trails. It's easy to see why Waco, the heartbeat of Texas, is the perfect place to call home.

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    JOB SUMMARY
    The Physician Assistant of Primary Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Physician Assistant is credentialed, privileged, and billed as an independent billing provider recognized by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare systems, and in accordance with the appropriate board. The Advanced Practice Provider provides medical care based upon the scope of practice as delineated by the supervising physician.
    These providers typically provide care to patients in an internal medicine, family medicine, geriatric or pediatric clinic.

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    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
    The Physician Assistant of Primary Care assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing comprehensive physical examinations and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Physician Assistant counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the illness, condition, medication, nutrition, health promotion, drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies. In addition, the Physician Assistant performs invasive procedures specific to the scope of practice as delegated by the supervising Physician.

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    KEY SUCCESS FACTORS


    • The ideal candidate must have knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive health-care measures and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and related software application skills and have the ability to counsel patients, interpret laboratory diagnostic tests and develop and implement comprehensive outcome-based patient treatment plans. The ideal candidate must be a Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.


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      OTHER DETAILS


      • Specialty/Department/Practice --- Primary Care
      • Shift/Schedule --- Fulltime, Monday- Friday, No Call.----
      • 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%, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO accrual beginning Day 1.-- Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
        QUALIFICATIONS


        • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
        • EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required

          • Preferred experience - 2 years





            - CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -


            • Physician Assistants (PA)
            • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer (Issued from the American Heart Association).

              Baylor Scott and White Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Primary Care - Physician AssistantAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.Benefits
              • Holiday Pay
              • Continuing Education
              • 401k retirement plan
              • Sick pay
              • Wellness and fitness programs
              • Referral bonus
              • Employee assistance programs
              • Medical benefits
              • Dental benefits
              • Vision benefits
              • Benefits start day 1
              • License and certification reimbursement
              • Life insurance
              • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Waco , Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit - $35-55 per hour, Healthcare , Waco, Texas

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