Nurse Practitioner P16, Navasota, Texas

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Nurse Practitioner P16, Navasota, Texas

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

College of Nursing

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five schools and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Texas A&M School of Nursing is looking for a Family Nurse Practitioner to serve as a member of the School of Nursing team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at Texas A&M University may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

This role serves in a family nurse practitioner practice position in the School of Nursing to provide direct care in a walk-in/urgent care clinic in Navasota, Texas. The employee will provide primary care working collaboratively with an inter-professional healthcare team.

Qualifications

Required Education:

Master of Science degree in nursing or higher with national board certification as a family nurse practitioner or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

One year directly related experience serving as a family nurse practitioner

Preferred Education:

Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice preferred.

Preferred Experience:

At least five years of clinical nursing experience is required. American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Certificate. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and electronic health records, some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access. Experience in health professions education is preferred.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

Requires an active license as a Registered Nurse and as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner, in the state of Texas with prescriptive authority and national board certification as a family nurse practitioner.

Job Responsibilities

FNP Practice and Clinical Preceptor

  • Performs history, psychosocial, and physical examinations, diagnosis of acute, chronic, and urgent/episodic primary care conditions, formulates therapeutic plans of care, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic imaging, electrocardiographic exams, medication management and provides education to patients and their families.
  • Coordinates the care of patients to provide safe, effective, efficient, and timely patient-centered care. Liaises between clinical staff and consult services. Consults with physicians and other members of the healthcare team regarding the care of patients as appropriate.
  • Order therapeutic modalities such as medications, treatments, IV fluids and electrolytes, etc.
  • Performs procedures as indicated including but not limited to: incision and drainage of superficial abscesses; debridement, suturing and general care for wounds and burns; cast and splint application, removal and management; epistaxis management; foreign body removal; nail matrix removal; cryosurgery of warts; skin lesion biopsy; local anesthesia including digital blocks; venipuncture; etc.
  • Provide primary health care maintenance of the population served, including immunizations.
  • Counsel and instruct patients and significant others as appropriate on medications, disease, procedures, and preventive healthcare.
  • Assess, stabilize, and determine disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services
  • Serves as a clinical resource for staff through consultation formal and informal education, review of literature and participation in seminars, conferences, and simulation.
  • Document clinical encounters clearly, precisely, and in a timely manner.
  • Applies, models, and teaches evidence-based treatment and care in clinical setting.
  • Precepts advance practice and pre-licensure nursing students each semester
  • Promotes costs savings and optimal patient experience in primary care
  • Participates in rapid cycle continuous process improvement
  • Participates in data reporting
  • Participates in scholarly projects as appropriate

Other Duties

  • Preforms other duties as assigned.

This position is funded from grant startup funding and/or clinic revenue funding which is renewed under the provisions of the grantor. The current grant and/or startup funding is through 8/31/2025.  This position, therefore, is contingent upon continuation of funding of these grants and/or clinic revenue and satisfactory job performance.

Instructions to Applicants:  Applications received by School of Nursing must have all job application data entered and  must include the following attachments: resume, cover letter and list of references. Failure to provide all job application data and attachments could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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