UT Health Nurse Practitioner - Comprehensive Practice - Sleep Medicine/Pediatrics Community General (TMC) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Nurse Practitioner - Comprehensive Practice - Sleep Medicine/Pediatrics Community General (TMC)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Advanced Care Providers

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800014N

Position Summary:


Division of PediatricPulmonary

and Sleep Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitionertoparticipatein the

clinical andresearch

endeavors as part of the development of the pediatric sleep program.The

Division of Pulmonaryand

Sleep Medicineiscommitted toproviding

the highestqualityof




in children.Thisnurse

practitionerwill have outpatient clinic patient careresponsibilitiesin


at the Texas Medical Center and outlying centers,assist in consultsat various

Children's MemorialHermann

Hospital locations andotherhospitals, make phone calls to patients’ homes regarding sleep behavioral

and positive airway pressure therapy, assist in development of sleep program

protocols, and contribute to research in pediatric sleep medicine. Our goal is to provide comprehensive and high

quality care in clinic, hospital, and home settings. Candidatesshouldbe

licensedto practice medicine



be licensed.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs relevant patient assessments and physical examinations.

  2. Coordinates, directs, and implements patient’s plan of care.

  3. 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.

  4. Orders, conducts, and interprets pertinent laboratory and diagnostic studies and procedures.

  5. Makes medical recommendations and/or referrals.

  6. Formulates, implements, and evaluates an outcome-based treatment plan.

  7. Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient’s treatment plans and outcomes.

  8. Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion.

  9. Collaborates with patients, families, other clinicians, and referral services to assist in the patient’s recovery.

  10. 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

Minimum Education:

  • Masters in Nursing as NP or Masters in Nursing with completion of a post masters Nurse Practitioner Certification Program.

Minimum Experience:

  • None

Physical Requirements:

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.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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