Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) in private office setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Supports physician to develops and maintain patients. Provides office coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including hospital admission/discharge and prescriptive authority. Supervises private office clinical personnel as needed.
Education & Experience
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Masters Degree in Nursing as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Minimum 2 years of pediatric nursing experience or 2 years experience as an FNP in a primary care setting strongly preferred. OR Physician Assistants Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies strongly preferred Minimum of two years Pediatric primary/specialty or acute care setting experience OR 2 years experience in related allied health field (i.e. family practice setting with heavy component of pediatric patients) 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 Recognition from the State Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Certification as Pediatric or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required (as of October 1, 2019) OR Physician Assistants: Current Texas professional physician assistant license Recognition from the State Medical Board as a Physician Assistant. Certification as a Physician Assistant PA-C required. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required (as of October 1, 2019)
- Emergency Departments
- Basic Life Support
- Operating Theater
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Outpatient Surgeries
- Basic Cardiac Life Support