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Advanced Practical Registered Nurse Without Rx Direct Pt Care

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
Seton Healthcare Family
Type Full time Posted 7/29/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 10/24/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Austin Referral - n/a -    
Advanced Practical Registered Nurse Without Rx Direct Pt Care
38771
TX - Austin
Full-Time
Regular


Additional Job Information

Title: Advanced Practical Registered Nurse Without Rx Direct Pt Care

City, State: Austin, TX

Location: Dell Children's Medical Center

Department: Nursing Administration 001

Additional Job Details: FT Days

Marketing Statement
Seton Healthcare Family offers rewarding and diverse career opportunities, superior benefits and excellent options for personal growth. Seton is always looking for dedicated and skilled individuals willing to share their hearts with those we serve.
 
The Seton Healthcare Family, a member of Ascension Health, is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.8 million. The network includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, several strategically located health facilities that provide medical care for well patients and three primary care clinics for the uninsured. Four out of every ten overnight patients in the region receive their care at a Seton facility.

With more than 13,000 associates, Seton is the largest private employer in Central Texas and the only not-for-profit organization among the top 25 employers in the Austin area. In addition, Seton is home to four Magnet nursing facilities-University Medical Center Brackenridge, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Seton Medical Center and Seton Northwest Hospital.
 
About Austin: 
 
Austin is in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country-only a few hours from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Enjoy a mild climate, affordable housing and no state income tax! Plus you'll have the chance to be part of a friendly city that offers something for everyone: lively nightlife, recreational activities, colleges & universities, lakes and family-oriented fun. Rich in history, cultural diversity, natural beauty and a vibrant blend of professions, Austin is a cosmopolitan city with a down-home feel. Whatever you like, Central Texas has something to offer.
 
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Job Description

Summary:

The Advanced Practical Registered Nurse in collaboration with a physician, provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment by observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions without prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.
  • Coordinates special projects within the scope of the department including data collection, analysis, research, protocol development and program development.
  • Collaborates on coordinating the development, implementation and evaluation of standards to enhance the quality of care to the patient and family.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Two (2) years of Registered Nurse experience related to specialty area is required.
  • Experience in education, management, and consultation preferred.
  • Master's degree is required upon job transfer or hire date.

Licenses & Certifications:

Current Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) status in Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date. Must have proof of documentation granted by a national certification body recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced Practice Nurse unless APN attained status prior to 1997 and has completed an accredited nursing program.