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NP/PA - Adult Cong Heart Dz

Company: Cook Children's
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


The APP functions collaboratively with physicians to care for adult patients served by the congenital heart disease service across the Heart Center (Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care Department and other Cardiac areas). The APP autonomously performs patient assessments, diagnosis and implements an appropriate plan of care. The APP prescribes a variety of treatment modalities to meet patient care needs in the defined patient population up to and including CICU admissions/discharges and prescriptive authority. The APP delivers competent and skilled care to patients and families according to their identified needs. The APP will deliver care with a team orientation, an emphasis on good customer relations, sound clinical judgment and appropriate decision-making abilities that take into consideration evidenced based practice.

Education & Experience

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses --- Master's Degree in Nursing as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse from accredited FNP Program, acute care strongly preferred. --- Minimum 2 year experience as FNP strongly preferred. --- Cardiology experience strongly preferred. Physician Assistants --- Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. --- Minimum 2 years' experience as a PA in primary or acute care pediatric setting strongly preferred. --- Cardiology experience strongly preferred

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Current Texas professional registered nurse license Current Texas professional Advance Practice Registered Nurse license Certified as FNP Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required Physician Assistants Current Texas professional physician assistant license Certified as a PA-C Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required

Additional Information

CCPN - - - - - - - -
Promise, a strong word with deep meaning that everyone understands-especially kids. This is the foundation of our organization and what drives us to blaze new trails in medical care, research, advanced technology, as well as programs and initiatives that benefit children who may not otherwise have access to quality health care. Every day our employees come to work with the intention of keeping our Promise. It's the guiding principle that helps our patients and their families get better and stay healthy. As a member of our Cook Children's team, you can be an important part of making that happen.

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    Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise-to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community.
    Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our medical center, 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.

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