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Company: HCA Healthcare - North Texas Division
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Medical City Healthcare is one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 16 hospitals, 8 off-campus emergency rooms, 11 ambulatory surgery centers, more than 4,400 active physicians and 17,000 employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Seeking a Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Certified Acute Care and Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

This is a combined day/night position: Full-time (days, nights, weekends, call, and holidays)

Master's degree or higher in nursing, documentation of completion of accredited Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP).


  • Prefer Dual Certification for both Primary and Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to function independently in a high acuity, fast paced pediatric cardiac intensive care unit caring for patients with congenital heart disease including both pre-surgical and post-surgical patients, acquired heart disease, and post-surgical adult congenital heart disease.
  • Schedule expectations include covering primary CICU service, second service which consists of step-down patient population, pediatric cardiac inpatient floor patients, taking call for inpatient floor cardiac patients, and the high risk home patient population (on-call, clinic, and in hospital). Will need to work approximately 50% of shifts days and 50% of shifts nights with APP coverage 24/7.
Position Key Accountabilities:
  • Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures which require experience and specialized training which would otherwise be performed by a physician, but which do not constitute the practice of medicine.
  • Conducts independent and physician supervised rounding on unit.
  • Performs relevant patient evaluations and assessments, and provides appropriate treatment; including monitoring and ordering medications.
  • Coordinates, directs, and implements the patient's plan of care.
  • Assists in collecting patient histories, screens for co-morbidities, and provides guidance and preventative health care as needed.
  • Performs physical examinations and provides episodic care, or problem-oriented care, under the supervision of a physician.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory, diagnostic and radiographic tests, and interprets results.
  • Monitors the treatment program of the patient to inform the attending physician of pertinent medical information.
  • Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion or preventative health care.
  • Assists physicians in formulating therapeutic decisions.
  • Maintains appropriate records, and prepares charts for review and counter signature by physician.
  • Prepares and cares for supplies and equipment.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs within the scope of practice prescribed by licensure and certification.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Current Texas Licensure as an APRN-NP
  • Current specialty certification as required by department - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care (preferred Primary and Acute Care Certified)
  • Required Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
  • Required Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certified
  • Preferred Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified
Minimum Experience:
Cardiac experience preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Medical City Healthcare is one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 16 hospitals, 8 off-campus emergency ...

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