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Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonary Clinics

Company: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Experience and Education EDUCATION Master's degree or higher in nursing, documentation of completion of accredited Advanced Practice Education Program. Graduate education and related Texas Board of Nursing authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION Licensure as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by Texas State Board of Nursing. Authorization for prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing. Current applicable American Heart Association Life Support certification(s) and/or American Red Cross certification(s) based on UT Southwestern policy for Advanced Practice Providers. EXPERIENCE One-year relevant clinical experience preferred Job Duties 1. Conducts and documents comprehensive initial and ongoing physical examinations based on age and diagnosis, including psychological status. 2. Synthesizes data and utilizes evidence to develop, implement, and evaluate the patient plan of care, including ordering and interpreting laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic studies/results. 3. Demonstrates proficiency in technical/procedural skills, as appropriate based on specialty and training. 4. Provides relevant management, referrals, counseling, and education to patients, families and caregivers related to current care and preventive health measures. 5. Facilitates/participates in quality related initiatives through planned group processes, workshops, seminars, and staff meetings, to improve clinical and system practice performance. 6. Collaborates in research projects and protocols; and routinely applies evidence based best practices to patient care. 7. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities of Position ---Accuracy and ability to exercise considerable judgment. ---Ability to maintain current customer service, clinical, and technical skills. ---Ability to identify opportunities and provide suggestions for improvements in departmental policy, procedures, and protocols. ---Proficient use of EMR in the delivery of care Working Conditions Work is performed primarily in a clinical environment. The incumbent may be exposed to body fluids and infectious diseases. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums require prior approval of Vice President for Human Resources Administration or his/her designee.Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orienation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Keywords: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonary Clinics, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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