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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Urgent Care Clinic in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fort Worth
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/25/2018

Job Description

SUMMARY: The APP will function in a collaborative independent practice with the physician(s) in an Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) setting. The APP will autonomously perform patient assessments, form diagnoses and interventions according to approved protocols and evidence based medicine. The APP will treat an average number of UCC patients per hour based on the requirements per UCC policy. The APP will prescribe a variety of modalities to meet the needs of the patient and families presenting to the UCC, up to and including, discharge from the UCC or facilitation of a referral and/or transport to a facility of a higher level of care and prescriptive authority. The APP will supervise clinic personnel as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Nurse Practitioner:

Master's Degree in Nursing as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Minimum 1 year of pediatric nursing experience or related specialized area strongly preferred. Preference given to APPs with critical care, ED or urgent care experience.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Current Texas professional registered nurse license. Current Texas professional advance practice registered nurse license. Certified as a PNP or FNP. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.

OR

Physician Assistant:

Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Minimum 1 year of experience in related specialized area strongly preferred. Preference given to APPs with critical care, ED or urgent care experience.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Current Texas professional physician assistant license. Certified as a PA-C. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet