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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care - Renal - The Woodlands

at Texas Children's Hospital

Posted: 8/12/2019
Job Reference #: 17640
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    151023
    Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Department
    NPP ACUTE CARE SERVICE
    Talent Area
    Advanced Practice Providers
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Full/Part Time
    Full-Time
    Shift Description
    8a-5p
  • Job Summary

    We are looking for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care certified – 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. The nurse practitioner (NP) works under a delineation of clinical privileges and works collaboratively with other members of the health care team. Practicing under established guidelines and clinical protocols, the NP 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 NP is responsible for education, research, consultation and evaluation of clinical practice at various levels.

    This position is outpatient at The Woodlands Campus with some inpatient responsibilities. The hours are Monday-Friday 8a-5p.

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    Responsibilities

    • 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 sills 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 NP role behaviors consistent with the development of advanced nursing practice
    • Participates in departmental Quality Improvement program annually

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Nursing required
    • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing required
    • FNP certification from the Texas Board of Nursing, OR
    • NNP license from the Texas Board of Nursing, OR
    • PNP-BC certification from the Texas Board of Nursing, OR
    • WHNP-BC certification from the Texas Board of Nursing, OR
    • CPNP-AC certification from the Texas Board of Nursing
    • Broad knowledge of nursing functions and medical terminology, and a broad knowledge of adult 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
    • Specific skills are those referred to in the Delineation of Special Procedures

    Company Profile

    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).

    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.

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