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Clinical Lead II, Advanced Practice Providers - Congenital Heart Surgery

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Clinical Lead II, Advanced Practice Providers - Congenital Heart Surgery
    Talent Area: Advanced Practice Providers
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: Congenital Heart Surgery
    Shift: 10 hour shifts. 4 days per week plus call.
    Job ID: 406406

We are searching for a Clinical Lead II Advanced Practice Provider who is motivated to work in an exciting pediatric setting! 
In this position, you will provide shift accountability for the clinical, administrative, and human resources activities for the Advanced Practice Provider Services (APPs) and to provide support to departmental leadership. To practice in an advanced role and coordinate the delivery of high-quality, family-centered, and developmentally appropriate patient care within the designated service area.


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Master's Degree in Nursing or Current Texas Physician Assistant (PA) license with the Texas Medical Board
  • Licenses/Certifications: FNP - Cert-Family Nurse Practitioner Texas Board of Nursing or NNP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Texas Board of Nursing  or WHNP-BC - Cert-Women’s Health Care NP Texas Board of Nursing  or PNP-BC - Cert-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Texas Board of Nursing or NP - Nurse Practitioner Texas Board of Nursing or CPNP-AC - Cert-Pediatric NP Acute Care Texas Board of Nursing or PA - Cert-Physician Assistant Texas Medical Board  or CNM - Cert-Certified Nurse-Midwife American Midwifery Certification board or AG-ACNP Adult Geron Acute Care NP.
  • 2 years’ Experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse, Physician Assistant or Certified Nurse Midwife


  • Patient Care: Responsible for all patient-focused activities in the designated service area, including (but not limited to) assessments, procedures, interpretation of data, and patient/family counseling. Maintains own clinical competencies as required by medical staff privileging.
  • Organizational Priorities: Ensures organizational and medical staff standards of competencies and quality and safety initiatives are met, by participating in the competency process through Med Staff and developing of policies, procedures, and practice guidelines to optimize APP practice within the institution.
  • Quality & Safety / Evidence-Based Practice & Research / Education: Facilitates delivery of safe, effective, and patient/family-centered care that is timely, efficient, and equitable. Improves patient care through scientific inquiry and by incorporating evidence-based practice into direct patient care. Promotes the education of health and illness by contributing to APPs, student organizations, and universities.
  • Transformational Professional Practice: Promotes transforming professional practice through promotion and dissemination of health care knowledge beyond the individual practice setting
  • Credentialing & Regulatory Practice: Oversees regulatory function of the APP role including monitoring of licensure, credentialing, certification, billing and coding, reimbursement, and other regulatory requirements
  • Leadership: Leads, develops, coaches, and counsels assigned staff in the designated service areas; oversees clinical scheduling for designated areas to ensure adequate patient coverage; approves payroll requests within the assigned areas; shares responsibility with departmental leadership for input into the annual budgeting process; and creates value through service excellence and recognition; fosters partner relationships for employees

About Texas Children’s

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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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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