Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology, Inpatient
Location Type: On-site
Job Number: 230000AF
Category: Advanced Practice Provider
The Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Care, Outpatient provider will be working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team within the UT Southwestern Pediatric Cardiology division at Children's Health in Dallas to provide comprehensive care to pediatric patients on our inpatient cardiology unit. These patients present with a wide variety of congenital and acquired heart disease. This position will require a high degree of critical thinking and clinical expertise in working with pediatric patients in the inpatient acute care cardiology setting. The APP is responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, consultation, and health promotion and care coordination for patients and their families.
Scheduled Hours: 12-hour variable shifts (including nights and weekends)
Why UT Southwestern
Join UT Southwestern on our mission to educate, discover, and heal. With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, we are committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, the Department of Pediatrics strives to provide the best possible care and resources for the community. Named by U.S News & World Hospital as one of the nation’s best pediatric hospitals and #28 in the nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Children’s Medical Center Dallas and UT Southwestern Pediatric Group is dedicated to serving the cardiac needs of pediatric patients and conducting research to provide leading-edge care for the Dallas/Fort Worth community. We invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern Advanced Practice Provider team where you’ll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.
Experience and Education
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities of Position
Work is performed primarily in a clinical environment. The incumbent may be exposed to body fluids and infectious diseases.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums require prior approval of Vice President for Human Resources Administration or his/her designee.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion
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Explore the full range of opportunities we offer within our Allied Health units and our laboratories.
As the only academic medical center in North Texas – and home to an acclaimed research center and medical school boasting several Nobel Prize winners – UT Southwestern offers you a unique environment to learn and grow. This is a collaborative environment supported with comprehensive resources that help us redefine the standard for innovative patient care.
Coupled with an exceptional benefits package that includes a generous pension plan and much more, UT Southwestern offers APPs like you the compelling blend of clinical challenge, professional growth, and personal satisfaction that can elevate a career to extraordinary levels.
Our APPs enjoy full access to a wide range of dynamic and career-enhancing professional development programs, including:
This defined professional development track supports the increased proficiency and expertise necessary to provide our patients with the most advanced care possible – even as it empowers our APPs to reach top-of-license within their scope of practice.
We offer both novice and experienced APPs the opportunity to partner with a mentor to help support, enhance, and develop their careers along specific professional tracks.
To support the lifelong education of our staff, we’ve created a one-stop online shop with extensive materials specifically designed for APPs.
With lecturers from all disciplines, this series of monthly forums fosters interdisciplinary collaboration while offering APPs valuable opportunities to review and discuss clinical patient management and evaluate important issues confronted by our providers.