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Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - CHofSA Pediatrics - Critical Care

Division:  Pediatrics
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Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
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Requisition ID:  3021
Baylor College of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of San Antonio

About The Children's Hospital of San Antonio:


We have transformed into a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In a typical year, we project that we will have provided inpatient care to 5,000 children, emergency care to 80,000 patients (including our downtown campus and our freestanding pediatric emergency center at Westover Hills), and 73,000 outpatients. The Children's Hospital of San Antonio employs over 600 allied health professionals, plus 400 nurses. The Joint Commission licensed us as the first freestanding children's hospital in San Antonio on September 18, 2012. Early February 2013, The Children's Hospital of San Antonio finalized agreements to collaborate with Texas' top pediatric medical providers, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.


About Baylor:

 

Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. BCM is currently associated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates.

Summary

The Section of Hospital Medicine of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time faculty position at Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and full benefits package.  The rank of the appointment will be determined by the candidates' credentials and experience. Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter along with this application.

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
  • In collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team, assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data, orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates clinical outcomes. Comprehensive care of the patient includes assessment, diagnosis, development of a treatment plan and implementation of an individualized plan of care.
  • Performing histories and physicals, plan of care, and the day-to-day management of patients.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Verification of current RN license and APRN recognition issued by the Texas Board of Nursing;
  • Verification of current and valid nationally recognized pediatric nurse practitioner acute care certification;
  • Current controlled substances certificate from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA);
  • Background working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long term medications and drug interactions; and
  • Current Certifications in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

 

 

 

 

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

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