Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Certified - Congenital Heart Surgery

 
Position: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Certified - Congenital Heart Surgery

Job ID: 148637

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Congenital Heart Surgery

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 6a-4p plus call

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 Pediatic Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Certified — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide developmentally appropriate and age appropriate health maintenance for well children, episodic care for ill children, and comprehensive care for children with chronic conditions, including independent and interdependent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures.

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Responsibilities :

  • Utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skills to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data, and to manage a caseload of patients
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills and works with eliminate communication barriers
  • 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
  • Serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals
  • Applies new knowledge relevant to pediatric nursing to clinical practice
  • Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates nurse practitioner role behaviors consistent with the development advanced nursing practice


Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in science in nursing (MSN)
  • Registered Nurses License by Texas Board of Nursing
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care by Texas Board of Nursing
  • A broad knowledge of nursing functions and medical terminology
  • A broad knowledge of adult and child learning principles and how to apply these principles to teaching
  • Ability to operate all types of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily advanced nursing care of children
  • The ability to work effectively with others, and the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities


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