Professional Nurse Practitioner

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Professional Nurse Practitioner Hiring department Nursing Monthly salary $7,800 - $8,333+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 18-10-23-01-1026 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Texas, not Austin Number of vacancies 1 General Notes Pediatric Nurse Practitioner will work at the School of Nursing's Children's Wellness Clinic located in Del Valle, TX.

Required Application Materials
  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information Purpose To provide primary health care services for the children (ages 0-21 yrs) at the School of Nursing the Children's Wellness Clinic.

Essential Functions Provide primary healthcare services in a clinical setting under the supervision and direction of a delegating physician. Responsible for the performance of tasks of a standardized nature, which are sometimes complex and require considerable experience or specialized training. Obtains complete medical and psychiatric historical data from patients. Performs physical examinations, using techniques of observation, auscultation, palpation and percussion or performs psychiatric evaluations, using advanced training in diagnosing and management of psychiatric issues. Discriminates in examinations between the normal variations and abnormal deviations. Considers examination findings and diagnostic test results in formulating and implementing a plan of care. Performs related duties as required. May develop standards of care, patient education materials, and assist in the supervision of nursing and ancillary staff.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Master's degree in nursing, or its equivalent. Certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Registration with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners and Texas Board of Nurse Examiner's approval to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Four years of primary health care experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Proficient as a Spanish speaker. Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications More than four years of experience as a nurse practitioner. Experience with rural health or indigent care preferable.

Working conditions Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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