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Req. No

183372

Job Title

Pediatric Pulmonology Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Market

CHRISTUS Children's

Category

Advanced Practice Clinician

Facility

CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital

Address

333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
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Type

FULL TIME

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Job Description

The Division of Pulmonology 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. 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

Nurse Practitioner Candidate:

  • 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

Physician Assistant Candidate:

  • Current PA licensure with the Texas Medical Board.
  • Current certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • For both:
  • 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; and Current Certifications in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Work Type:

Full Time


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Pediatric Pulmonology Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant