Job Ref: 12244
Talent Area: Nurse Practitioner
Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Area/Department: SL Pulmonary Ops 2
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group - As one of the nation’s leading hospitals and academic medical centers Houston Methodist has brought together some of the nation’s leading experts in multiple specialties to serve our patients. As part of Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group (HMSPG), these specialists not only provide excellent clinical care, but are on the forefront of research, developing leading-edge technologies and treatments, and teaching the medical pioneers of tomorrow. This combination of clinical service, research and academics ensures patients have access to the latest in treatments and technologies while providing the best in comprehensive patient care. Established as a non-profit corporation and certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, HMSPG enables physicians to maintain autonomy with respect to their clinical practice while growing their practice within an academic environment.
Functions as a primary care provider maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. Affects direct patient care according to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and The Methodist Standards of Nursing Care policies and procedures.
PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Serves all age groups
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Masters degree in Nursing.(NP)
Required minimum three (3) years of clinical nursing experience.
Preferred minimum of 2 years in Advanced Practice role. (NP)
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Registered Nurse with current Texas license
Credentialed by the Texas Board of Nursing as Advanced Practice Nurse (NP)
Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas
American Heart Association BLS and ACLS required
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to communicate effectively in English
Prolonged standing and walking
Must be able to lift, mobilize, and assist patients as needed in order to complete examinations/procedures.
Direct patient contact
Universal precautions required
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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