Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant - Pediatric Neonatology - 60
Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by University of Texas Medical Branch
Master's degree with NP certification. Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas. No experience required. JOB DESCRIPTION: The nurse practitioner functions as an advanced practitioner providing primary health care for a caseload of patients in the area of clinical specialization.
Commensurate with experience
This position is a band code PC24
Specific Job Related Duties
Works independently to full scope of practice in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act with acknowledgement of off-site collaborating physician availability for consultation and collaboration
Performs individualized history and physical examinations for diverse populations inclusive of social determinants of health
Orders and interprets diagnostic testing in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient
Develops a comprehensive plan of care that encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines, practice protocols, Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal regulations.
Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments
Provides appropriate education for current health diagnoses as well as anticipatory guidance for health promotion and disease prevention applicable to the individual's health and socioeconomic status
Monitors plan of care for cost-effectiveness and the achievement of expected improvements, while openly seeking feedback from patients, significant others, colleagues, allied health, appropriate referrals, and collaborating physician to enhance quality outcomes
Facilitates patient transition within and between health care services to ensure accurate communication among the health care team
Documents in a timely manner to ensure all services are accurately accounted for and available for review by the interdisciplinary team
NNP or PNP with NICU experience
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Req id: 60159