Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Medical Center (7a-7p)

 
Position: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Medical Center (7a-7p)

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: 7a - 7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   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.   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 a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital environment. In this position you’ll be asked to provide health maintenance for well newborns and infants, episodic care for ill infants, and comprehensive care for newborns and infants with chronic conditions. You will work under the supervision of the physician and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team.



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:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Current valid license as registered nurse in the state of Texas
  • Current NNP-BC certification from the National Certification Corp (NCC) Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Full authorization to practice by the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Two (2) years experience in the applied specialty
  • AHA/AAP hospital-based instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Broad-based knowledge of nursing functions and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of neonatal specific nursing principles and pathophysiology
  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily advanced nursing care of newborns and infants
  • Ability to work with others and demonstrate leadership qualities

 



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