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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Gynecologic Surgery

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Job Number: 89901
Category: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 418001 - OB-Clinic Administration
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time


Security
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary

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Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education
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Master's degree in nursing or related field, documentation of completion of an accredited Advanced Practice Education program, three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse. Licensed as a Registered Nurse and recognized as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by Board of Nursing for State of Texas, and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) are required.
Acute care certification required. Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) certification required.
Experience with robotic cases in gynecological surgery preferred.
Job Duties
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Assists physician in diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients by performing variety of medical or surgical tasks.
Bedside first assist during robotic cases, examining patients pre-operatively, post-operatively and intra operatively when necessary.
Obtains complete medical history data from patients.
Performs physical examinations to obtain physical data.
Organizes and present historical and physical data, together with evaluations and recommendations, to physician in such way as to permit him/her to visualize medical problem and determine appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Executes such diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as physician may assign.
Provides follow-up and health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established by physician.
Instructs and counsels patients with respect to such subjects as prenatal and post partum care, physical activity, rehabilitation, family planning, infant and child care, diets, medications, etc.
Maintains complete and accurate records of contacts with patients whether in person or by telephone.
Supervises and instructs medical technicians assigned to unit.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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