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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Urology

at Texas Children's Hospital

Posted: 10/18/2019
Job Reference #: 17828
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    151208
    Location
    US-TX-Houston
    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 – 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 includes clinic and inpatient responsibilities.

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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

    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 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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