CVICU Nurse Practitioner

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 02-10-2016
Job Title:  CVICU Nurse Practitioner
Location:  Houston, TX.
Duration:  Full Time
Salary:     Competitive


Job Description:
Coordinates appropriate, timely patient care under physician supervision.

Coordinates patient care between healthcare providers. Rounds with physicians/surgeons and attends unit interdisciplinary rounds.
Conducts comprehensive health assessments, identifies normal/abnormal health characteristics, develops plan of care, initiates appropriate interventions, and evaluates care outcomes on defined patient populations.
Performs delegated functions under physician supervision, such as differential diagnosis, use of prescriptive authority, and treatment according to practice guidelines, protocols, and/r standing orders. Accepts accountability for outcomes in health care.
Performs invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures necessary for defined patient populations.
Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Collaborates with healthcare team members to manage/coordinate patient care.
Demonstrates leadership as clinical resource, interdisciplinary consult, and patient advocate.
Serves as preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students and medical resident(s).

Promotes quality health care through integration of current research into practice and participation in research activities.
Maintains current licensure and credentials. Remains current in practice.
Participates in professional activities such as research, presentations, and publications.
Demonstrates the components of ICARE.
Demonstrates ServicePride Standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Masters degree in Nursing.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Required minimum three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. Preferred minimum of 2 years in Advanced Practice role.(NP)

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Registered Nurse with current Texas license Credentialed by the Texas Board of Nursing as Advanced Practice Nurse (NP) Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas American Heart Association
BLS and ACLS required



SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Must be able to communicate effectively in English
 
 
Candidate Details:
Less than 1 year experience
Minimum Education - Master's Degree
 
 
 
Skills and Certifications:
ACNP Required
 
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