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NP/PA - Hospitalist - Nights

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Location:Medical Center - Fort WorthDepartment:Hospitalist GroupShift:Third Shift (United States of America)Standard Weekly Hours:24Summary:The Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) in the hospital setting. The NP/PA is responsible for the assessment, participation in the development of the plan of care, diagnosis and intervention of the assigned hospitalized patient(s) according to approved protocols. The NP/PA prescribes a variety of modalities to meet patient needs, up to and including continued hospital admission or discharge and prescriptive authority. Collaborates with the assigned team members to support and adjust plan of care and length of stay for patient care needs. Education: Graduate of an approved accredited school of nursing; Master's of Science in Nursing required. Minimum two years pediatric nursing experience, (or 2 years' experience as FNP) in primary or acute care setting preferred. OR Graduate of an approved accredited Physician Assistant program; Master's of Science as a Physician Assistant preferred. Minimum two years pediatric experience in surgical specialty clinic or surgical acute care setting/surgery setting required. Certification/Licensure: 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. Acute care certification required within 1 year of employment. Current certification in Basic Life Support. Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred. About Cook Children's:Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of a flagship medical center in Fort Worth, Texas, a new medical center in Prosper, Texas, a physician network, home health company, surgery centers, health plan, health services, and health foundation. With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child. Cook Children's is honored to continually receive recognition for our outstanding efforts and outcomes in pediatric health care.At Cook Children's, we're more than a health care system--we're your friends, neighbors and even family members. And we're parents too, so we can see the world through your eyes. We see what you're going through--and how we can help you and your child get the best care and support possible.Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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