Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Pulmonary Critical Care ICU


Job Number: 93035
Category: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 415032 - IM-Pulmonary
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

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

Experience and Education
Master's degree in nursing or related field, documentation of completion of accredited Advanced Practice Education program, three (3) years general nursing experience, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas, and a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required. Acute Care Certification required.

7 on 7 off schedule with both day and night shifts.
Two years Critical care experience preferred but not required.

Job Duties
Assists physician in diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients by performing variety of medical or surgical tasks.
Direct patient care responsibility of critically ill patients in a large medical Intensive care unit.
Performs procedures including central venous and arterial catheter placement, thoracentesis, paracentesis, temporary dialysis and catheter placement.
Primary point of contact for families and will conduct family meetings.
Performs physical exams according to departmental protocols.
Obtains and interprets laboratory tests according to departmental protocols.
Assesses patient database and identifies biopsychosocial needs.
Provides relevant counseling and education to patients and significant others within role limitations.
Facilitates teamwork through planned group processes, i.e. workshops, seminars, and staff meetings.
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.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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