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Professional Nurse Practitioner

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Patient Care
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School of Medicine
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21002259 Requisition #

Job Summary:

Serves as an advanced practice nurse providing primary level of care in collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team to a specific patient population in the outpatient and/or inpatient setting.  Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of behavioral health providers.

 

Job Duties:

  1. Provides specialty medical care in a clinical setting under the supervision of licensed physicians working through physician approved protocols.
  2. Secures and evaluates medical health and developmental history of the patient and provides health maintenance and anticipatory guidance.
  3. Evaluates patients in a clinic.
  4. Performs basic physical assessment using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation, and percussion.
  5. Distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings obtained by history, physical screening, behavioral assessments, and in collaboration with the designated physician, implements an appropriate management plan.
  6. Executes physician's orders such treatments, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as prescribed in accordance with legal, ethical, and institutional standards.
  7. Assures quality assurance standards are met by following all guidelines of physicians, and clinic.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education:

Master's of nursing is required; Doctorate of nursing practice is preferred.

 

Experience:

None


Additional Licenses and Certifications:

State licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and national certification to practice as nurse practitioner from agency approved by Texas Board of Nursing is required.

 

Preferred:

Bilingual

Experience working with serious mental illness.

 

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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