Provides primary care as part of a health care team in an ambulatory setting in a particular discipline. Provides patient education and counseling as well as physical assessment. May participate in teaching programs for students and other student residents. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals. Some positions in the classification require travel to outreach clinics and home visits, and participation in educational efforts and special programs that occur outside of normal working hours.
Performs physical examinations and preventative health measures writing prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician.
Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.
Records physical findings and formulates plan of prognosis based on patient condition
Discusses case with physician and other health care professionals to prepare comprehensive patient cares plan.
Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment.
Instructs patients in methods of preventive health care and home care.
Participates in conferences and other teaching opportunities.
Position requires night and weekend call
This position will cover a 1 year term with potential to become a long term position.
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the appropriate nursing specialty from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Recognition by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advance Practitioner.
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Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
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