About Texas Children's Hospital
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
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We are searching for a Adult Nurse Practitioner Acute Care-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will practice in an advanced role to provide developmentally appropriate and age-appropriate health maintenance for well children, episodic care for ill children, and comprehensive care for children with chronic conditions. As an advanced practice nurse, the NP is responsible for education, research, consultation, and evaluation of clinical practice at various levels.
Texas Children's Hospital is looking for a dynamic advanced practice provider to join our multidisciplinary team providing acute and critical care to adult patients with congenital and acquired cardiopulmonary disease. Candidates with background and training in adult cardiac or cardiothoracic critical care are preferred as patient care responsibilities will be focused on care management and transitions within the inpatient setting. Advanced training and education will be provided to support transition to practice. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a very unique patient population in the only ICU of its kind with exposure to mechanical circulatory support, invasive hemodynamic monitoring and advanced cardiac critical care and extracorporeal support.
This team works 12 hour shifts, includes days, nights, weekend and holidays.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Daily utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skills to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data, and to manage a caseload of patients
- Consistently demonstrates effective communication skills and works to eliminate communication barriers
- Consistently serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals
- Communicates research findings to other health care professionals as observed by evaluation of written reports
- Maintains knowledge base by reading professional literature and attending staff development and continuing education programs annually
- Develops and updates a delegation protocol in collaboration with a physician specific to the pediatric specialty
- Participates in at least one QI aspect of care, which shows improvement, related to patient outcome
- Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Master’s degree in nursing required
- RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
- FNP, NNP, PNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CPNP-AC, or AG-ACNP from the Texas Board of Nursing required
- Adult Nurse Practitioner license from Texas Board of Nursing preferred
- Critical Care or Cardiac Critical Care preferred
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