Cook Children's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Specialty Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Specialty Clinic

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Department

CCPN Hem/Onc Clinic

Schedule

Full-Time

Shift

Days

Req Number

44388

Job Details

Nurse Practitioner:SUMMARY: Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) in private office setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Develops and maintains own volume of patients. Provides office coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including hospital admission/discharge and prescriptive authority. Supervises private office clinical personnel as needed. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an approved accredited school of nursing; Masters of Science in Nursing required. Minimum two years pediatric nursing experience, or 2 years experience as FNP, in primary or acute care setting preferred. Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas. Recognition from the State Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Certification as a Pediatric or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner. Current certification in Basic Life Support. Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred. Physician Assistant:SUMMARY: Trained under the Medical model curriculum, the Physician Assistant functions in collaborative independent practice with physician(s) in the private practice or clinic setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Develops and maintains own volume of patients. Provides practice/clinic coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including hospital admission/discharge, assisting in surgery and prescriptive authority.QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an approved accredited Physician Assistant program; Masters of Science as a Physician Assistant preferred. Minimum two years pediatric experience in surgical specialty clinic or surgical acute care setting/surgery setting required. Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Texas. Recognition from the State Board of Medical Examiners as a Physician Assistant. Certification as a Physician Assistant PA-C required. Current certification in Basic Life Support. Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred.

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