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Baylor Scott White Health is seeking an Advance
Practice Provider to join our expanding program within the Division of
Supportive and Palliative Care. This position is located at our Academic
flagship facility in Temple, Texas.

The Palliative Care Advance Practice Provider will bring an interconnected approach to care, providing comprehensive
care management, and overseeing patient and family education in a supportive
and palliative care hospital setting. Working with the Supportive and
Palliative Care Medical Director and team physicians, the Advance Practice
Provider collaborates with the attending physician, specialists and non-physician
providers to effectively coordinate care to meet the medical, psychological and
spiritual needs of each patient.

Please contact Kirsten Caudill at
or 972-785-5922 to learn more.

Location/Facility Baylor Scott White Health Memorial Hospital (Temple, TX)

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

Specialty/Department/Practice Palliative Care

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.

The Specialty Nurse Practitioner evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The Specialty Nurse Practitioner performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols, and also initiates and changes patient care based on condition of patient and approval of Physician. In addition, the Specialty Nurse Practitionerobtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities andmay develop and maintain an active practice in facilities, where applicable. Work settings can vary from coordination of care for home-based disabled patients, frail home-bound older adults, vulnerable medical and surgical patients recently discharge, as well as care coordination for patients receiving care for both in-patient and outpatient health care services.

The ideal candidate for the Specialty 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.

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

2+ years of Palliative Care experience preferred

BLS required
The largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. Known for exceptional patient care for more than a century, Baylor Scott & White Health includes 44 hospitals, more than 500 patient care sites, 6,000 affiliated physicians and 34,000 employees as well as the Scott & White health plan. Baylor Scott & White Health exists to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing.