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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY:The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is member is a member of the intensive care team and has as his/her primary responsibility the management of a caseload of critically ill complex (multi-organ) patients ins a critical care setting. The NP is in direct collaboration with his/her supervising physician or designated back-up physician. He/she has specialized skills and knowledge related to the unique Intensive Care setting in which he/she practices and performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts approved diagnosis and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate medications and interventions, and provide patient care services in a Critical Care organization and the nursing profession.

QUALIFICATIONS:1. The job requires at least 12 months of clinical experience and expertise as a Nurse Practitioner within the past five years. 2. This person should also role model professional nursing through conduct, communication, leadership, ethical decision making and problem solving skills. The NP will maintain current PALS training.3. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer. EDUCATION / LICENSURE:The Nurse Practitioner should have the following:1. Must have and maintain current BLS. Cetifications must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA for Healthcare Provider's Program.2. Must have PALS certification by April 1, 2017 and maintain current status thereafter.3. A current license from the Texas Board of Nursing to practice as a Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority4. National accreditation in their area of specialty.5. No physical and/or mental problem preventing him or her from exercising the granted privileges6. An agreement with a physician(s) currently appointed to the medical staff of the hospital to supervise the NP's practice in the hospital7. New Hires as of July 1, 2020 must have acute care certification in appropriate clinical setting. Individuals currently employed by STHS must obtain appropriate acute care certification by January 1, 2022.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Edinburg , NURSE PRACTITIONER - INPATIENT-STHS EDINBURG-PEDI-FT-7A-7P, Other , Edinburg, Texas

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