The Wound Care/Plastic Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions in a collaborative practice with physician(s) in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Develops and maintains own volume of patients under the supervision of a physician. Provides practice/clinic coverage and may round for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, including prescriptive authority.
Education & Experience Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Master's Degree in Nursing as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Minimum 1 year of pediatric nursing experience or related specialized area strongly preferred.
Physician Assistants * Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. * Minimum 1 year of experience in related specialized area strongly preferred.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Current Texas professional registered nurse license. Current Texas professional advance practice registered nurse license. Certified as a PNP. Certified as a RNFA. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
Physician Assistants Current Texas professional physician assistant license. Certified as a PA-C. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.
Internal Number: 38194
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