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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Harker Heights Clinic - Harker Heights, TX #4674958

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health

Date: 03/14/2018

Category: Healthcare Services

City: Harker Heights, TX

Baylor Scott and White has opened a new mental health clinic in Harker Heights, TX, which is part of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metro area.

We are seeking an exceptional Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our team of dedicated mental health professionals in this fast growing Central Texas region.

The qualified Nurse Practitioner will evaluate, plan and provide comprehensive psychiatric care (including pharmacotherapy)for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician(s). The Nurse Practitioner will also perform clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician(s) and according to approved protocols to include performing appropriate medical screening and physical examinations, interpreting laboratory data correctly and ordering appropriate laboratory investigations.

In addition, the Nurse Practitioner obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities reporting and publishing findings when completed.

The ideal candidate for the Nurse Practitioner role maintains effective communication with patients, staff and physicians; provides patient care in a competent, professional and courteous manner; and keeps abreast of current research and incorporates relevant findings into specific areas of clinical practice.

• Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White Mental Health Clinic - Harker Heights, TX

For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

• Specialty/Department/Practice Mental Health

• Shift/Schedule Full-Time, Days

• 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

*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!

• Valid Texas RN license required

• Valid Texas Nurse Practitioner license required

• Master's of Science in Nursing degree required with completed specialty training in psychiatry

  • Addiction experience preferred

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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