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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Lung Transplant department. Submit your application today!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Seeking an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) to join our lung transplant team. You will function independently in lieu of the physician and collaboratively as an expert clinician, educator, consultant, researcher, and leader in nursing practice. In addition, you will also initiate medical aspects of care under protocols jointly developed with the Program Director or designee and is responsible to him/her for the specific program/area of practice.
What you will do in this role:
Performs physical examinations and special procedures within the scope of practice.
Orders, interprets and evaluates laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies to identify and assess the patient’s clinical problems and health care needs. Participates in medical team progress notes, admissions, and discharge summaries, including dictating as required. Assists nursing and medical staff with discharge planning.
Under medical supervision implements medical protocols including diagnosis and treatment of patient conditions when requested by the medical staff. The protocols will be developed in accordance with Hospital policy, the Texas Medical Practice Act, Nursing Practice Act, as well as the Board of Medical Examiners and the Board of Nursing Examiners rules and regulations.
Communicates with medical, nursing, and multi-disciplinary personnel verbally and/or in writing any pertinent patient care information and plans for patient care. Participates in the development of the medical care plan. Coordinates care with other specialty areas when necessary and supports and implements change, programs, goals of the program and participates in performance improvement programs.
Refers patients to physicians for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment. Established continuity of care by serving as a liaison between patient and other members of the multi-disciplinary team. Provides patient/family education and counseling.
Must be able to perform duties independently and meet deadlines. Functions as a patient/family advocate, addressing cultural, ethical, and legal issues appropriately.
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Nursing and specialization in appropriate area of clinical practice. For inpatient area will need Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and for outpatient clinic will need Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Minimum of three years of nursing experience in area of clinical focus or combination of education and experience.
Lung Transplant experience is preferred.
License and Certificates Required:
Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
Current licensure to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Texas.
Current prescriptive authority in the State of Texas (BNE prescriptive ID, DPS, and DEA.)
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.
As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.
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