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Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in convenient community locations. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.
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We are searching for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to work in Urgent Care– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll work under the supervision of the site physician(s) and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render age appropriate care. You will be practicing under established protocols. You will also assume independent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures.
The hours for this position are 4:30p-11:00p and the Nurse Practitioners will work at multiple locations.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Works independently to assess, diagnose, treat, and educate patients, consulting with physician as needed
- Documents information in patient’s chart regarding assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and education
- Provides verbal and/or written information regarding treatment regimens in language that is understandable and appropriate for the patient and/or caregiver
- Serves as a credible, knowledgeable educational resource for the patient, family, community and other health care professionals
- Records diagnosis/CPT in an accurate, timely manner to ensure prompt posting of charges per site protocol
- Participates in site meetings and provides input to address patient care issues or operational concerns
- Participates in other applicable meetings and activities as required
- Demonstrates service philosophies to patients and families
- Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
- Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
- A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is required for new hires effective 03/01/17 or after
- For employees hired with Texas Children’s before 03/01/17, an MSN is required for NPs licensed 01/01/03 or after.
- For employees hired with Texas Children’s before 03/01/17, either an MSN or a certificate program is required for NPs licensed prior to 01/01/03.
- Current, valid, unencumbered license as a registered nurse (RN) from the Texas Board of Nursing
- Current certification – initial certification and maintenance of certification by national certifying bodies recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-BC), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP)
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
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