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Founded in 2013 by Texas Children's Health Plan, The Center for Children and Women is a NCQA recognized patient and family-centered medical home that provides enrolled Texas Children's Health Plan members the highest quality community-based health care, education, and advocacy. We have two locations at Greenspoint and Southwest Houston.
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The Center at Greenspoint is looking for a Nurse Practitioner with Pediatric experience to join their team. This nurse practitioner will work 4 10 hour shifts per week including weekend days. The APRN works under the supervision of the practice physicians and works collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render age appropriate care. Practicing under established protocols, the APRN assumes independent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures.
Works independently to assess, diagnose, treat, and educate patients, following Center protocols and consulting with physician as needed and bring in other members of the care team as needed to foster patient center approach to care.
- Documents information in patients chart regarding assessment, diagnosis, treatment and educations.
- Refers to appropriate specialist, as needed.
- Provides verbal and/or written information regarding treatment regimens.
- 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 protocal.
- Acts as a good steward of funds available for patient care.
- Participate in practice meetings, including daily team huddles and provides input to address patient care issues or operational concerns. Fosters Patient Centered Medical Home Care concepts.
- Participates in and leads quality improvement projects.
- Embraces a team based, family centered approach to care and treatment.
- Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members in order to foster a patient centric model.
- Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members.
- Demonstrates the ability to problem solve, identifies appropriate resources, adapt to ongoing change and handle conflict management with a professional and supportive attitude.
- Maintains confidentiality concerning patient/family issues.
- Ensures and participates in ongoing communication with other health care team members in order to enhance patient-centered care and facilitate The Center operations.
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