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Nurse Practitioner - PRN - Live Oak Health Partners Kyle in San Marcos, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

Job Snapshot

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

Job Description

Central Texas Medical Center - Live Oak Partners
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we have received a Mother-Friendly Worksite designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Our 178-bed hospital includes a Level IV Emergency and Trauma Center, Women’s Center, Level II NICU, Sleep Improvement Center, Institute for Advanced Wound Care Healing, Rehabilitation Institute, home health and hospice care. Through our CREATION Health Institute, we also play an active role in offering free health education and community events to help support a healthy lifestyle.
  • 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
  • Master of Science in Nursing with clinical designation
  • Two years’ experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • One year experience providing acute, diagnostic, maintenance and preventive care to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patients in a primary care setting
  • Professional knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and protocols related healthcare
  • Current license as an Advanced Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. 
  • Maintains accurate physician designation of prescriptive delegation with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Current BLS
  • DOT Provider within 90 days of employment if employed at Walk-in or Occupational Health

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

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