The University of Texas Medical Branch Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant - Pediatric Neonatology in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications Master's degree with NP certification. Current license or valid permit to practice professional nursing in Texas. No experience required. JOB DESCRIPTION: The nurse practitioner functions as an advanced practitioner providing primary health care for a caseload of patients in the area of clinical specialization. Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

This position is a band code PC24

Specific Job Related Duties

Works independently to full scope of practice in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act with acknowledgement of off-site collaborating physician availability for consultation and collaboration

Performs individualized history and physical examinations for diverse populations inclusive of social determinants of health

Orders and interprets diagnostic testing in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient

Develops a comprehensive plan of care that encompasses evidence-based practice guidelines, practice protocols, Medicare, Medicaid, and other state and federal regulations.

Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments

Provides appropriate education for current health diagnoses as well as anticipatory guidance for health promotion and disease prevention applicable to the individual’s health and socioeconomic status

Monitors plan of care for cost-effectiveness and the achievement of expected improvements, while openly seeking feedback from patients, significant others, colleagues, allied health, appropriate referrals, and collaborating physician to enhance quality outcomes

Facilitates patient transition within and between health care services to ensure accurate communication among the health care team

Documents in a timely manner to ensure all services are accurately accounted for and available for review by the interdisciplinary team

Preferred Skill/Competency

NNP or PNP with NICU experience

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant - Pediatric Neonatology

Job ID: 60159

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SOMED