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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Infectious Diseases - Med Surg

Company: The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Cent
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Infectious DiseasesThe mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, and prevention and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees, and the public.

This position is responsible for the performance of increasingly independent and complex tasks of a routine and standardized nature. Provides direct diagnostic and therapeutic patient care under Physician supervision. Impacts the quality of patient care and patient outcomes throughout the disease process. Performs inpatient and outpatient consultations for patients whose primary teams would like for them to be enrolled in the OPAT program.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Provides assessment, triage, and therapeutic management of patient/family needs throughout the disease process as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team.

Acts under the authority and supervision of the attending physician and in accordance with regulations, hospital policy, protocols, and clinical pathways.

Obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, reviews/orders diagnostic tests and radiographic results, and formulates and manages patient treatment plans and outcomes.

Performs procedures, prescribes treatment, and signs prescriptions in accordance with institution and state requirements.

Screens physician calls to educate patient/family on care and resources.

Makes rounds with the interdisciplinary team.

Collaborates on research projects, formulates protocols, and applies research to practice.

Supports access to the OPAT program for patients discharged from the hospital Medicine services.

Performs inpatient and outpatient consultations for patients whose primary teams would like for them to be enrolled in the OPAT program.

Performs follow-up visits for outpatients enrolled in OPAT with problems while on therapy, performs follow-up visits for patients completing OPAT.

EDUCATION

Required:

Master's Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice. May be waived for applicants who obtained recognition as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse from the Texas State Board of Nursing prior to 1/1/2003. Graduate education and related Texas Board of Nursing authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred:

Prior experience as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

All of the following:

Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN or ACNP or ACNPC or ACAGNP or AGACNP or ACNPC-AG or AGACNP or AGNP or ACPNP or ANP or AGNP or AGPCNP or FNP or GNP or PNP or PMHNP or WHNP or APNP). Related authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

Basic Life Support (BLS).

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) If working in the following departments: Pediatric - Patient Care (113100).

MAY BE REQUIRED: Authorization for limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 155597
* Employment Status: Full-Time
* Employee Status: Regular
* Work Week: Days
* Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 100,000
* Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 125,000
* Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 150,000
* FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
* Fund Type: Hard
* Work Location: Onsite
* Pivotal Position: Yes
* Referral Bonus Available?: Yes
* Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes
* Science Jobs: No

Keywords: The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Cent, Houston , Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Infectious Diseases - Med Surg, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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