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Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner

Division:  Children's Hospital of San Antonio
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Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
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Requisition ID:  7004

Summary

The Section of Endocrinology of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time advance practice provider position at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology 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

  • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completions of a masters, post-masters or doctorate degree in a nurse practitioner program pediatrics accredited by the commission on the collegiate of Nursing Education or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commissions.
  • Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or equivalent body.
  • Current active licensure to practice as an advance practice registered nurse in the nurse practitioner category by the Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Demonstrated current competence and provision of care treatment or services to at least 250 pediatric encounters OR completion of Training in the past 12 months.

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