Primary, Dental, and Behavioral Health

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Paris
Department: Medical
City/State: Paris, TX
Type: Fulltime
Relocation:
Contact Name: Lisa D Adams
Contact Email: hr@shrt.net
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2022
  • Prefer Pediatrics Services Experience.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position will provide professional medical services to patients in a clinic setting.   Complete documentation of all activities must be provided.  This position will assist the Medical Director and other senior staff in developing clinical services and accessing other funding sources.  Position will follow patients in hospital that do not have an attending physician.  Hospital admissions will be limited to no more than 6 at any given time.  Position will have access to the Medical Director and other participating medical providers to confer, regarding patient treatment and other matters related to medical service.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Position requires exceptional written and oral communication skills. Must be able to adhere to procedures while working in an independent environment.  Ability to follow through on all projects a must.  Must be a self-starter and have excellent documentation skills. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assign duties to nursing staff, providing appropriate feedback and assessment of care delivered to ensure that patients’ safety is maintained.
  •  Ensure therapeutic environment is maintained and infection controls procedures are followed.
  • Appraise performance level of staff members.
  • Carryout complete and periodic health evaluations of clinic specific diagnoses, including medical, cognitive, and psychosocial status, as well as personal assets and shortcomings to learning.
  • Preformed repeated assessment of patients’ reaction to teaching, discharge plan, and care provided. Record and present patients’ progress in relevant charts, and pass on observations and assessments report to all healthcare team  members involved, and also patients’ family for them to have a properly understanding of patients’ health condition, progress and medical needs.
  • Create effective systems and procedures to enhance the pediatrics clinic’s operations.
  • Regularly participate in various relevant educational programs to ensure both technical and professional competence are maintained.
  •  Collaborate with the patient’s care team and members of their family to design and carry out a plan for their care, so that proper coordination of care and communication of the patients’ health progress will be maintained.
  • Monitors clients, following protocol as outlined in the standards of care
  • Provides medication adherence education and appropriate interventions to each client as needed.
  • Provide medical services; work with physician and staff to ensure medical needs are met.
  • Assist in subcontractor selection and monitoring.
  • Assist with programmatic development and compliance
  • Assist in staff development in the area of Medicine and related topics.
  • Promote team building within the medical staff
  • Assist Medical Directors in oversight of daily clinical operations to ensure staff compliance to Standards of care outcome measures and funding source requirements.
  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Develop and maintain regional resources for better client care, agency public relations and clinical care strategies.
  • Must adhere to all personnel policies, client rights policies, confidentiality and the agency mission statement and code of ethics.
  • Must attend all required trainings

Other duties as assigned. 

  • Current Certified Nurse Practitioner license or Physician Assistant from the state of Texas.

Medical

Dental

Vision

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance

PTO

401K