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Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner

Division:  Pediatrics
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Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
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Requisition ID:  6158

Baylor College of Medicine/Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).

 

The Section of Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine seeks to recruit a full-time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at The 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 prior experience. 

 

 

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, and 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.