Cook Children's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner - Hospitalist in Fort Worth, Texas
Nurse Practitioner - Hospitalist
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SUMMARY: The Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) in the hospital setting. The NP is responsible for the assessment, participation in the development of the plan of care, diagnosis and intervention of the assigned hospitalized patient(s) according to approved protocols. The NP prescribes a variety of modalities to meet patient needs, up to and including continued hospital admission or discharge and prescriptive authority. Collaborates with the assigned team members to support and adjust plan of care and length of stay for patient care needs. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an approved accredited school of nursing; Masters of Science in Nursing required. Minimum two years pediatric nursing experience (or 2 years experience as FNP) in primary or acute care setting preferred. Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas. Recognition from the State Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced PracticeRegisterd Nurse. Certification as a Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner. Current certification in Basic Life Support. Current certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support required.