Responsible for quality management of healthcare issues for patients in designated primary or specialty area, including patient diagnoses, treatment, education and referrals to ensure optimal patient medical management consistent with the PHHS mission of patient centered/patient valued care.
- Must have completed an accredited post-graduate Nurse Practitioner program.
Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing or, valid Compact RN license.
- Must have current CPR certification or obtain during initial orientation at Parkland.
- Must have recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing acknowledging Advanced Practice Nurse status.
- Must be eligible for national certification and maintain active certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
- Pursuant to the Medical Staff Bylaws, must be sponsored by and remain under the auspices of a member of the active medical staff.
- May be required to have Advanced Cardiopulmonary Lifesaving certificate and/or Neonatal Resuscitation certification.
- Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
- Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file.
- Must be able to function independently and as a member of the PHHS healthcare team.
- Must have effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of patients and families, nurses, physicians and community agencies.
- Must have knowledge and skill in educating patients and families. Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
Parkland Health & Hospital System - 10 months ago
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