Catholic Health Initiatives Advanced Practice Clinician - Express Care - Texas in Bryan, Texas

Job Summary: The Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) provides direct patient care in a fast-paced Express Care location. The clinic has a team atmosphere with a diversity of roles to include express care, occupational medicine, and primary care across the life span from newborn to geriatric patients. The APC will function in concert with the medical director in a multi-disciplinary collaborative team environment and be able to function independently. Schedule requires only 7 out of 14 days with extended hours and weekends. Volume expectations vary with 25 or more patients per workday.

Education and Certifications required:

  • Master’s degree Graduate from an approved FNP or PA program;

  • Texas license,

  • National Board Certification

  • BLS (active).

Experience: 1 year minimum experience in Family Practice or Express environment required;

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is negotiable based upon experience.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package to include sign on bonus and relocation for new hires+. Advanced Practice Clinicians (NP/PA) receive reimbursement for continuing education, licensure and certification.

Required Skills:

  • Flexible and willing to support organizational needs with regard to healthcare and market changes;

  • Solid clinical expertise with a commitment to patient care outcomes;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Willingness to serve as a team member and clinical leader in the workplace;

  • Customer service oriented.

Core Competencies for Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC)

  • Obtain and record medical history;

  • Perform physical examinations including rectal and pelvic exams as appropriate;

  • Order, conduct, and interpret appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to laboratory test, radiographic test, and EKGs;

  • Formulate a diagnosis ;

  • Identify and prescribe appropriate pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic interventions as allowed by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, Texas Board of Medicine, Prescriptive Authority/Collaborative Practice Agreement, And DEA regulations ;

  • Educate and counsel patients and families according to diagnosis;

  • Make appropriate referrals to patient and family

Centrally located between Houston, Austin, and Dallas, CHI St. Joseph Health is located in the heart of the Brazos Valley. The twin cities of Bryan-College Station comprise a vibrant, fast-growing community with plenty of small-town charm. Home to Texas A&M University, the George Bush Presidential Library, Lake Bryan, and Downtown Bryan, Bryan-College Station is ideal for families, offering the convenience of large city amenities on a backdrop of the Brazos Valley countryside.

CHI St. Joseph Health provides health care to a 9-county service region. The main service area is Brazos County, while Austin, Burleson, Grimes, Lee, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington counties comprise the secondary market. The total population for the System’s service area is approximately 360,000.

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. One of the nation’s largest health systems, Englewood, Colo.-based CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 105 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals and 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. In fiscal year 2014, CHI provided $910 million in charity care and community benefit -- a nearly 20% increase over the previous year -- for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Charity care and community benefit totaled more than $1.7 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated revenues of almost $13.9 billion in fiscal year 2014, has total assets of $21.8 billion.Our Core Values – Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence