Nurse Practitioner (RN), Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine - West Campus

 
Position: Nurse Practitioner (RN), Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine - West Campus

Job ID: 141813

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7am-7pm or 11pm-11am

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy. 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 Nurse Practitioner to work in the Emergency Room at West Campus - someone who works well in a fast-paced emergency center setting. In this position you’ll work under the supervision of the physician(s) and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render age appropriate care. We need a Registered Nurse (RN) who is currently approved to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Texas. Practicing under established protocols, you will assumed independent responsibility in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • 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 
  • Refers to appropriate specialist, as needed 
  • Educates patient/family 
  • Facilitates proper billing 
  • Participates in daily operations of practice 
  • Develops and maintains a caseload of patients based on practice goals and objectives 

 

 



Qualifications:

  • A Masters Degree in Nursing 
  • 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 Nurse Practitioner (NP),
  • Advance practice recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing (AC-NP)
  • Fundamental knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment 
  • Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for health care providers
  • Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system 
  • Proficiency with treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation, and dressing changes 
  • Familiarity with all business office machines, i.e., computer, multiline telephone, copier and fax machines


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