Baylor College of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of San Antonio
About The Children's Hospital of San Antonio:
We have transformed into a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In a typical year, we project that we will have provided inpatient care to 5,000 children, emergency care to 80,000 patients (including our downtown campus and our freestanding pediatric emergency center at Westover Hills), and 73,000 outpatients.
The Joint Commission licensed us as the first freestanding children's hospital in San Antonio on September 18, 2012. Early February 2013, The Children's Hospital of San Antonio finalized agreements to collaborate with Texas' top pediatric medical providers, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.
Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. BCM is currently associated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates.
The Section Pulmonology in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for a full-time faculty position at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Department of Pediatrics, a competitive salary, and a full benefits package. The candidates' credentials and experience will determine the rank of the academic appointment.Job Purpose
Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.Job Duties
- Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
- Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
- Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
- Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
- Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
- Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
- Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
- Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
- Perform other job related duties as assigned.
- Verification of current RN license and APRN recognition issued by the Texas Board of Nursing or eligible for same
- Verification of current certification with the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or eligible for same
- Current controlled substances certificates from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible
- Background working with children with chronic illness, and knowledge of long term medications and drug interactions;
- Strong physical assessment and diagnostic skills as well as experience in patient and family education and coordination of care; and
- Current Certifications in Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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