Get new similar jobs by email for
Nurse Practitioner - Neonatal ...
Under the general direction of the Practice Administrator and supervision of the Attending Physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing primary healthcare to newborns in need of special attention, focusing on health maintenance, disease prevention, ensure proper feeding and basic care, provide patient education for families and counseling following established guidelines as required and within established scope of practice. The nurse practitioner will abide by the lawful and ethical principles of his/her profession and the staff bylaws, rules and policies of IASIS Healthcare.
A) Graduate from an accredited advanced practice registered nurse program. (APRN)
B) Current Licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas
C) Recognized by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse qualified to see patients of the ages appropriate to their license and training. (i.e. Family Nurse Practitioners can treat all ages. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners can treat from birth to age 18.)
D) The NP must hold a current prescriptive privilege number granted by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas. (Eligible to make application for a prescriptive privilege number.)
E) The NP must be eligible for delegated prescriptive privileges by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. (i.e. DPS and DEA number in good standing)
F) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled