Luke's Medical Center
A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MDconsistently ranked as one of the nation's best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.
The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St.
Luke's is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric caretreating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.
The Nurse Practitioner servers as the clinical expert and consultant within an inpatient or outpatient setting. Support the healthcare system (including physicians and facility leaders) with the management of specified populations though independent and collaborative clinical management.
Education Required: Master's Degree - Nursing; Registered Nurse (RN), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist), Certified to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, Limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners if implementing medical aspects of care.
Minimum Experience: Five (5) years of experience with the specialized clinical population.
1.Synthesizes and critically analyzes data to identify needs, formulate diagnosis, and establish a treatment plan for a patient, family, and/or population.
2.Implements individualized, evidence based interventions based on assessment, treatment plan, and identified prioritizes to maximize health potential and/or expected goals of a patient, family, and/or population.
3.Evaluates progress toward expected goals of a patient, family, and/or population in a systematic and ongoing manner with modification to the plan as appropriate.
4.Serves as a clinical expert to the interdisciplinary team.
5.Incorporates and disseminates research findings and evidence based practice into treatment plans, protocols, and guidelines.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.Work independently with minimal supervision
2.Effective communication skills
3.Able to facilitate change
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