We Are Hiring
APRN or PA - Pediatric Critical Care - Full-Time, Rotating - Ascension Seton Dell Children's Medical Center - Austin,TX
Why Join Ascension?
When you join Ascension and Ascension Medical Group, you are entering a community where physician engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.
Your practice will be supported by a robust practice management platform, proven administrative and revenue cycle management services and some of the most current and clinician-friendly EHRs on the market.
Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.
What You Will Do
The Advanced Practice Practitioner works interdependently with and independently within the health care team. The Advanced Practice Practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, with the collaboration of PICU Physicians, manages patients in this high-acuity specialized setting. Daily responsibilities include:
Patient history and physical examination. • Diagnosis and patient management including ordering and prescribing of medications and treatments: • Orders and interprets necessary diagnostic and/or therapeutic tests. • Patient consultation and referrals • Procedures • Evaluates patient response to interventions and modifies care plan as necessary to achieve desired outcomes • Discharge planning. • Consults as needed with other health care professionals, patients, and families in the formulation and initiation of the health care plan • Evaluates the outcome of the patient consultation and modifies recommendations as needed to facilitate restoration of health • Utilization of advanced knowledge to provide clinical leadership to other health care professionals through mentoring, education, and clinical consultation. The role of the Advanced Practice Provider in the Critical Care setting is essential in the delivery of patient care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Accordingly, the Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider schedule includes a variable shift commitment with a rotation of days/nights/holidays/weekends.
What You Will Need
• BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Texas Medical Board.
• Certified Physician Assistant credentialed from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
• Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
• Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program
• Master's degree preferred
• Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing.
• Acute Care Certification already obtained
• Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing.
• BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
• Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration.
• Master's degree of Nursing required
Work Experience for both PA and APRN:
2 years plus of experience as an advanced practice practitioner, preferred
2 years plus of prior work experience in Pediatric Critical Care or Acute Care Pediatrics strongly preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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