NP/PA - Adult Cong Heart Dz

  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Cook Children's Phys Network
  • Cardio Clinic
  • Full-Time - Vary - 8:30-5:00
  • Nursing
  • Specialty Clinic
  • Req #: 62873
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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

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