UT Health Nurse Practitioner - Comprehensive Practice - Practice Plan in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Nurse Practitioner - Comprehensive Practice - Practice Plan
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Advanced Care Providers
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000CZ
Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a comprehensive practice setting under the direction of a collaborating physician. This NP may make house calls, follow patient load through hospital and/or clinic episodes, or monitor in-patients in specialized settings other than surgical or acute care.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Performs relevant patient assessments and physical examinations.
Coordinates, directs, and implements patient’s plan of care.
May make house calls, follow patient load through hospital and/or clinic episodes, or monitor in-patients in specialized settings other than surgical or acute care.
Orders, conducts, and interprets pertinent laboratory and diagnostic studies and procedures.
Makes medical recommendations and/or referrals.
Formulates, implements, and evaluates an outcome-based treatment plan.
Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient’s treatment plans and outcomes.
Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion.
Collaborates with patients, families, other clinicians, and referral services to assist in the patient’s recovery.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse
Current Texas Licensure as an APRN-NP, and specialty certification as required by department
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified or specialty certification as required by department
Masters in Nursing as NP or Masters in Nursing with completion of a post masters Nurse Practitioner Certification Program.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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