Press ENTER to skip to the job's description    

Req. No


Job Title

NP - Emergency Medicine


CHRISTUS Children's


Advanced Practice Clinician


CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital


333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
USView On A Map View Other Locations



Apply Now NP - Emergency Medicine Job in San Antonio

Job Description


The Division of Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time Advanced Practitioner position at CHRISTUS Children's. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of pediatrics, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package. 

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

Responsibilities include working under the direction of a physician in the applicable area of specialization, provides health care services within scope of practice:

  • Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and mental status exams.
  • Records findings of exam to be reviewed and co-signed by attending physician.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and radiographic studies under attending physician.
  • Obtains appropriate body fluid samples for culture & sensitivity specimen(s) when indicated.
  • Write order(s) to alter medication(s) subject to view by attending physician.
  • Performs a wide range of surgical and/or medical procedures such as wound care/laceration repair, incision and drainage of abscesses, lumbar puncture, bedside use of ultrasound and others.
  • Provides counseling to patient(s) and relative(s) on various physical and mental problems.
  • Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record.
  • Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize task completion.
  • Acts as a patient advocate.
  • Attends, participates, and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
  • Verification of current certification with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
  • Background working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long term medications and drug interactions
  • Strong physical assessment and diagnostic skills as well as experience in patient and family education and coordination of care.

Work Type:

Full Time

EEO is the law - click below for more information:

We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Apply Now
Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Pool


Our application process is being upgraded and will not be accessible between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm CST. During our scheduled downtime, you can click here to join our talent community or come back later to fill out the application process. Thank you for your patience as we upgrade our technology.

NP - Emergency Medicine