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Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
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We are searching for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will practice in an advanced role to provide developmentally appropriate and age-appropriate health maintenance for well children, episodic care for ill children, and comprehensive care for children with chronic conditions. As an advanced practice nurse, the NP is responsible for education, research, consultation, and evaluation of clinical practice at various levels.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Daily utilizes 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
- Communicates research findings to other health care professionals as observed by evaluation of written reports
- Maintains knowledge base by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education programs annually
- Develops and updates a delegation protocol in collaboration with a physician specific to the pediatric specialty
- Participates in at least one QI aspect of care, which shows improvement, related to patient outcome
- Master’s degree in nursing required
- RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
- FNP, NNP, PNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CPNP-AC, or AG-ACNP from the Texas Board of Nursing required
- Pediatric or Emergency Room experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred
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