Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Killeen, TX

Full Time

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Killeen, TX

To our prospective teammates,

I’m the Hospitalist Medical Director at AdventHealth Central Texas in Killeen, Texas. Since 2022, I have been an integral part of the team, initially as a hospitalist and growing into the medical director. We are expanding our team and are looking for new colleagues to join us. We welcome recent graduates as well as seasoned clinicians. I want to share more about who we are and what we do — specifically about our people, practice, and purpose — as you consider your options:

People 
  • If you seek to join a vibrant team characterized by an exceptional work ethic, a passion for community, and a drive to make a meaningful impact, Sound Physicians at AdventHealth Central Texas is your ideal workplace.
  • Our hospital medicine team is an exceptional blend of highly skilled, motivated, and deeply engaged providers with a genuine affinity for our community. Emphasizing teamwork, they value collaboration while maintaining their distinct individual practice styles.
  • Presently, our team consists of six daytime physicians, two nighttime physicians, and two swing advanced practice providers (APP), following a seven on/off block schedule.
  • The APP position offers swing shifts from 12 pm to 12 am.
  • Joining our exceptional team and hospital, grounded in a mission to provide unparalleled medical care, promises a rewarding and collaborative experience.
  • I take pride in serving as a team member and the medical director of this dynamic team. My leadership style is affiliative, and as a practicing hospitalist, my primary focus is creating a non-toxic and engaging workplace. I invest significant time ensuring that providers are content and have a voice in our team.
  • Working alongside our dedicated clinical performance nurse (CPN), we consistently encourage outstanding performance in all hospital-required metrics, ensuring effective utilization of time and effort.
Practice
  • Our hospital is organized into five units: two medical-surgical units, one progressive care unit, one cardiac/step-down care unit, and one intensive care unit (ICU). The ICU is staffed with a dedicated critical care physician with tele-ICU capabilities.
  • As a level 3 trauma center, stroke center, and comprehensive cardiac center, our facility provides specialized care.
  • The primary responsibility for this position entails admissions, with some additional duties involving cross-coverage.
  • At AdventHealth Central Texas, the hospital medicine group is recognized for its patient-centered and respectful approach. We are driven to enhance physician communication not only with patients but also with multidisciplinary teams. Placing patient care as our top priority, we adhere to evidence-based medicine, ensuring safe and reliable care for everyone in the community.
  • Our hospitalist team members are deeply committed to the hospital’s success and actively participate in various committees such as the sepsis, readmission, peer review, credentialing, and glycemic.
  • Functioning as effective community partners, our hospitalists mentor PA students through clinical rotations and engage in health equity projects initiated by the hospital’s quality department.
Purpose
  • We put patients first. Always.
  • We value and support growth and development in our hospital medicine practice, allowing you to explore new opportunities locally and within the broader medical group.
  • In Killeen, Texas, our hospital primarily serves the needs of a substantial military community, catering to veterans, active-duty military personnel, and their families. Additionally, our patient demographic often includes individuals facing socio-economic challenges, emphasizing our commitment to addressing the healthcare needs of a medically underserved community.
  • We’re a community-minded team that supports involvement and contributions to community health and wellness in and out of the hospital.

Killeen, Texas, emerges as an exceptional place to live, fueled by its recent remarkable population growth, earning it a prominent position among the fastest-growing communities in the US. The city’s unique character is complemented by its rapid expansion, creating a dynamic environment for residents. As an integral part of this evolving community, AdventHealth Central Texas takes pride in its esteemed hospitalist team, which is widely recognized and respected by the hospital and its partners. Our commitment to serving Killeen’s diverse and expanding needs reflects our dedication to the community’s well-being in this ever-changing landscape.

Want to learn more about this opportunity? Reach out to my recruiting partner, who will put you in touch with me.

Pamela Roy-Kondepati, DO
Medical Director

Tagged as: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant