Nurse Practitioner (RN) - OB/GYN

 
Position: Nurse Practitioner (RN) - OB/GYN

Job ID: 149063

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCWSH ADMINISTRATION

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an experienced Women's Health Nurse Practitioner – someone who works well in a fast-paced clinic and hospital setting. In this position, you will practice in an advanced role to provide care for obstetrics and/or gynecological patients. Includes but is not limited to outpatient roles in pre-natal care, well woman, and gynecology services as well as inpatient roles such as rounding or assisting the physicians with deliveries and surgical procedures. The nurse practitioner (NP) works under a delineation of clinical privileges and works collaboratively with other members of the health care team. Practicing under established guidelines and clinical protocols, the NP assumes independent and interdependent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of treatment and procedures. As an advanced practice nurse, the NP is responsible for education, research, consultation and evaluation of clinical practice at various levels.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Obtains a comprehensive health, developmental, and family history on patients as documented in the patient’s medical recordDifferentiates between normal and abnormal findings as documented in the patient’s medical record
  • Performs or recommends age-appropriate health screening procedures as documented in the patient’s medical records

  • Analyzes multiple sources of data and formulates a differential diagnosis in collaboration with physicians as demonstrated in the written documentation

  • Accurately presents and documents the data, impression, and plan of care on all patients as demonstrated in the written documentation

  • Utilizes effective and appropriate interviewing skills to elicit information from patient and/or family and collaborates with them in the development of the plan of care

  • Requests consultation and/or initiates referral for specialized care as appropriate

  • Participates in a minimum of 2 nursing staff education, in-house, and community education programs annually

  • Integrates research findings into advanced nursing practice as observed by evaluation of written reports

  • Maintains knowledge base by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education programs annually

 



Qualifications:

  • A Master of Science in Nursing in WHNP is required for new hires effective 03/01/17 or after
  • For employees hired with the hospital before 03/01/17, an MSN is required for NPs licensed 01/01/03 or after 
  • For employees hired with the hospital 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 in the state of Texas
  • Current certification – initial certification and maintenance of certification by national certifying bodies recognized by the Board of Nurse Examiners
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the applied specialty
  • Broad knowledge of nursing functions medical terminology, adult learning principles, and how to apply these principles to teaching
  • The ability to operate all types of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily advanced nursing care of women
  • The ability to work effectively with others, and the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Specific skills are those referred to in the Delineation of Special Procedures


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