Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Urgent Care Clinic
Cook Children's Health Care System
October 11, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas
SUMMARY: The APP will function in a collaborative independent practice with the physician(s) in an Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) setting. The APP will autonomously perform patient assessments, form diagnoses and interventions according to approved protocols and evidence based medicine. The APP will treat an average number of UCC patients per hour based on the requirements per UCC policy. The APP will prescribe a variety of modalities to meet the needs of the patient and families presenting to the UCC, up to and including, discharge from the UCC or facilitation of a referral and/or transport to a facility of a higher level of care and prescriptive authority. The APP will supervise clinic personnel as needed.
Master's Degree in Nursing as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Minimum 1 year of pediatric nursing experience or related specialized area strongly preferred. Preference given to APPs with critical care, ED or urgent care experience.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Current Texas professional registered nurse license. Current Texas professional advance practice registered nurse license. Certified as a PNP or FNP. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Minimum 1 year of experience in related specialized area strongly preferred. Preference given to APPs with critical care, ED or urgent care experience.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:Current Texas professional physician assistant license. Certified as a PA-C. Current Basic Life Support (CPR) required. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
Internal Number: 43339
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Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.