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Nurse Practitioner in San Marcos, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Physician Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Live Oak Health Partners

Job Description


Nurse Practitioner - Central Texas Medical Center

Location Address: 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos, TX  78666

Top Reasons to Work At Central Texas Medical Center, San Marcos, TX

  • Live in the Texas Hill Country that includes small towns and big appetites within a 30 minute drive to Austin and also includes living near the San Marcos River for tons of aquatic fun.
  • Located near Colleges and Universities to expand your career by offering Tuition reimbursement and includes many low-cost living environment choices.
  • CTMC's CREATION Health Institute was created to provide information, education, health screenings and events that emphasize a healthy lifestyle. Offerings such as HealthCheck, disease management, support groups, women's health, nutrition, healthy living for seniors and children's health are provided to the public for free or a minimal fee. 
  • LeapFrog grade “A” for patient safety and prides itself in safety for all patients, visitors and employees. Also, recognized for a 6th year of “Most Wired Health System”, Click here to review other prestigious awards:
  • Support the spiritual state of mind of the patient by praying with them and educating families during visits to explain the important element of the healing process. 

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Provides care for assigned patients within scope of practice including assessment, ordering and interpreting of diagnostic tests, diagnosis, development of treatment plan, prescribing of medications, and/or referral to specialist when appropriate. 

•         Completes physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician. 

•         Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess client’s clinical problems and health care needs. 

•         Records physical findings, maintains medical records, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on client’s condition.

•         Discusses cases with Physician and other health professionals to prepares comprehensive client care plans.

•         Submits health care plans and goals of individual clients for periodic review and evaluation by Physician.

•         Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures.

•         Refers clients to Physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment or evaluation.

•         Supervises the work, provides training, instruction, reviews work and corrects the work of the Registered Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse and Administrative Assistants in respective team.

•         Assists Personal Health Director with the preparation of the annual departmental budget.

•         Provides adequate documentation in patient chart and accurately identifies ICD10 and CPT codes on encounter form. 

•         Ensures proper patient follow-up.

•         Maintains active communication with physician supervisors regarding chart reviews and quality improvement. 

•         Follows all departmental safety policies and procedures regarding patient care and one’s personal protection and patient safety. 

•         Promotes and participates in teamwork with physician’s, other extenders, and clinic personnel. 

•         Performs other duties as assigned.


What You Will Need:

•     Bachelor’s degree in nursing.

•     Successfully completed the study and practicum requirements for Master of Science in Nursing with clinical designation. 

•   Maintains current license as an Advanced Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. 

•     Maintains current physician designation of prescriptive delegation with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

•     Two years’ experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Certified Nurse Practitioner

•     Minimum of one year experience providing acute, diagnostic, maintenance and preventive care to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patients in a primary care setting required.

•     Professional knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and protocols related healthcare.

•     Current BLS from the AHA.

Job Summary:

To provide acute, diagnostic, maintenance and preventive care to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patients in a primary care setting in accordance with the policies, procedures and approved protocols of the clinic.  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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