Nurse Practitioner in San Marcos, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Nurse Practitioner you will: 

A nurse practitioner helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. They can perform independently or as part of a treatment team. Educates patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments, conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate new patient consultation and health history review
  • Perform physical examinations and screenings of patients
  • Order and administer tests including bloodwork
  • Review and interpret test results
  • Diagnoses health problems
  • Detect changes in patient condition
  • Administer medications
  • Operate medical equipment
  • Recommend further treatment options or future appointments if needed
  • Provide referrals to other practitioners when necessary
  • Provide after-care/ongoing care information and resources to patients 
  • Ensure patient records are kept up to date including test results, immunizations, condition changes, etc.
  • Deliver quality, physician-level care while complying with company policies, safety regulations, and productivity metrics
  • All other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Education:

  • Master’s degree in nursing.  Current state nurse practitioner license required.  5+ years nursing experience required

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge base of HIPAA and OSHA required. Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written. Patient, compassionate nature. Ability to operate as part of a team, alongside physicians and other medical staff. Proficiency in medical instruments and equipment Proficiency in computer-based data management programs and information systems preferred.  Prescriptive authorization required. 

Work Requirements:

  • Active unrestricted license to practice in TX. Certificate/license as a Nurse Practitioner to meet individual state practice act.  Current DEA registration if applicable.

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2800 AIRPORT HWY , SAN MARCOS, TX 78666 USA