Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) - Dallas

Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 31, 2019
Closes
Nov 30, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
  • 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.

 

 Education/Experience Requirements: 

  • 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.  

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