Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Methodist The Woodlands

 
Position: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Methodist The Woodlands

Job ID: 141933

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Woodlands Medical Center

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 10a -10p

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Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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Summary:

Texas Children's Hospital is seeking Neonatal Nurse Practitioners to work 24 hours shifts at their Methodist Woodlands Hospital. The NNP's will practice in an advanced role to provide health maintenance for well newborns and infants, episodic care for ill infants, and comprehensive care for newborns and infants with chronic conditions. The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) practices through delegation of a medical staff attending and works collaboratively with other members of the health care team. Practicing under established guidelines, the NNP delivers medical aspects of care and assumes independent and interdependent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of treatment and procedures. Job duties are performed in a manner that is developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served. As an advanced practice nurse, the NNP is involved in transport*, education, consultation, research and evaluation of clinical practice at various levels.



Responsibilities :

  • Daily utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skill to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data and to manage a caseload of patients.
  • Consistently demonstrated effective communication skills and works to eliminate communication barriers.
  • Consistently serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals.
  • Consistently applies new knowledge relevant to pediatric nursing to clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrates nurse practitioner’s role behaviors consistent with the development of advanced nursing practice.
  • Participates in departmental quality improvement program annually

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Qualifications:

The formal education/experience required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is:

 

 Preferred:

  • AHA/AAP certification for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • AHA/AAP hospital-based instructor for NRP.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in the applied specialty preferred

 

 



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