Title:  CHofSA - Pediatric Cardiology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Division:  CHRISTUS Children's Hospital - San Anton
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
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Requisition ID:  15370


Baylor College of Medicine at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is seeking an Advance Practice Provider to fill a full-time position in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and full benefits package.

Job Purpose

Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Job Duties

  • Performs comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical exams. Formulate and administer appropriate treatment plans.
  • Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising physician or other health care professionals.
  • Performs and evaluates diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests within the scope of practice.
  • Follows established protocols, when applicable, to manage specific patient problems/illnesses/care in collaboration with supervising physician.
  • Order, prescribe, dispense, and administer medication as may be allowed by state legislation.
  • Evaluate, screen and counsel patients on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources.
  • Maintains medical record using an electronic medical record, writes accurate notes and orders which are co-signed by supervising physician when appropriate.
  • Self-directed with good organizational skills.
  • Communicates and works well within a collaborative team environment.
  • May supervise the work of a medical assistant, nursing students, medical students and family medicine residents where appropriate.
  • Performs other tasks or special assignments as necessary to maintain proper operation and patient care.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in in Nursing or Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Experience Required: Background working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long-term medications and drug interactions
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP) or Current Texas Licensure as a Physician Assistant, and specialty certification as required by department.
  • Current certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Life Advanced Support.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.