Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) - Dallas
- Provides comprehensive healthcare services to all pediatric patients.
- Assists in ambulatory care clinics as an active member of the orthopedic team—establishing medical diagnosis(es) and determining a plan of care for short-term health problems, stable chronic health problems, and/or exacerbation of stable chronic health problems.
- Takes history of present illness, performs pre- and post-op assessments, and evaluation of children with acute and chronic orthopedic conditions.
- Orders and reviews, with supervising physician’s oversight, routine diagnostic studies and X-rays.
- Involved in preoperative and postoperative planning and ongoing patient care.
- Demonstrates basic medical knowledge of pediatric orthopedics.
- Participates in educational activities of the Hospital such as case conferences, symposia and professional educational meetings.
- Dictates, completes and/or signs medical records, forms and letters related to patients in an accurate and timely manner.
- Seeks opportunities to maintain clinical competence and skill proficiency.
- Must possess analytical skills to resolve highly complex clinical problems, communication skills to effectively deal with other clinicians and patients/families, and a strong desire to work in the pediatric orthopedic setting.
- Must be a graduate of a Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies or Advanced Practice Nurse Program.
- Advanced Practice Nurses must hold a current Texas RN License and have graduated from a program recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing Examiners.
- Physician Assistants must hold current licensure with the Texas Medical Board.