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Envision Physician Services

Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitoner

  • Dallas, TX

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Envision Physician Services

Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitoner

LocationDallas, TX

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Medical City Children's Hospital

Medical City Healthcare is one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 16 hospitals, 8 off-campus emergency rooms, 11 ambulatory surgery centers, more than 4,400 active physicians and 17,000 employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Seeking a Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Certified Acute Care and Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

This is a combined day/night position: Full-time (days, nights, weekends, call, and holidays)

Education:

Master's degree or higher in nursing, documentation of completion of accredited Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP).

Description:

- Prefer Dual Certification for both Primary and Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to function independently in a high acuity, fast paced pediatric cardiac intensive care unit caring for patients with congenital heart disease including both pre-surgical and post-surgical patients, acquired heart disease, and post-surgical adult congenital heart disease.

- Schedule expectations include covering primary CICU service, second service which consists of step-down patient population, pediatric cardiac inpatient floor patients, taking call for inpatient floor cardiac patients, and the high risk home patient population (on-call, clinic, and in hospital). Will need to work approximately 50% of shifts days and 50% of shifts nights with APP coverage 24/7.

Position Key Accountabilities:

- Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures which require experience and specialized training which would otherwise be performed by a physician, but which do not constitute the practice of medicine.

- Conducts independent and physician supervised rounding on unit.

- Performs relevant patient evaluations and assessments, and provides appropriate treatment; including monitoring and ordering medications.

- Coordinates, directs, and implements the patient's plan of care.

- Assists in collecting patient histories, screens for co-morbidities, and provides guidance and preventative health care as needed.

- Performs physical examinations and provides episodic care, or problem-oriented care, under the supervision of a physician.

- Orders appropriate laboratory, diagnostic and radiographic tests, and interprets results.

- Monitors the treatment program of the patient to inform the attending physician of pertinent medical information.

- Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion or preventative health care.

- Assists physicians in formulating therapeutic decisions.

- Maintains appropriate records, and prepares charts for review and counter signature by physician.

- Prepares and cares for supplies and equipment.

- Responds to emergency situations.

- Performs within the scope of practice prescribed by licensure and certification.

- Performs other duties as assigned.


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