Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) - Urgent Care - Part Time - Multiple locations

 
Position: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) - Urgent Care - Part Time - Multiple locations

Job ID: 153484

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC URGENT CARE ADMINISTRATION

Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 26 hours per week, 4p-11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in  nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNP certification is required) to work in Urgent Care– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. This is a part time position, 26 hours per week (we can offer additional shifts if you are intersted in full time)  working week day and weekend shifts at multiple clinics throughout Houston. Week day shifts are 4p-11p. Weekend shifts vary by location: community clinic shifts are 11:30am - 8:00pm and hospital clinic shifts are 11am - 11pm. 

 

In this position, you’ll work under the supervision of the site physician(s) and work collaboratively with other members of the health care team to render age appropriate care. You will be practicing under established protocols. You will also assume independent responsibilities in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of treatment and procedures.

 

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Daily utilization of advanced practice knowledge and skills to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data, and to manage a caseload of patients
  • Consistently demonstrates 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 and clinical practice
  • Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrates NP role behaviors consistent with the development of advanced nursing practice
  • Participates in departmental Quality Improvement program annually


Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment
  • Knowledge of related OSHA and CLIA guidelines and requirements, general office tasks, confidentiality and filing system
  • A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is required for new hires effective 03/01/17 or after for employees hired with Texas Children’s before 03/01/17, an MSN is required for NPs licensed 01/01/03 or after. For employees hired with Texas Children’s 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 (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 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-BC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required


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