Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) - Cardiovascular and Neuro Intensive Care Unit (CV Neuro ICU) PRN
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
December 14, 2017
Reference:
03198-85467
Kingwood Medical Center - Kingwood, Texas

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) - Cardiovascular and Neuro Intensive Care Unit (CV Neuro ICU)

The most advanced hospital services available in the Houston area are right in your own backyard at Kingwood Medical Center. As part of the nationwide HCA Healthcare system, Kingwood patients have access to advanced medical care and physicians trained at top hospitals. HCA and Kingwood Medical Center also provide the communities of Northeast Houston, Humble, New Caney and Cleveland, Texas with education and outreach programs.

Our doctors, nurses and staff are committed to preserving and extending the health of our patients. Here are just a few ways we show that commitment:
  • 24-hour emergency room
  • Innovative and customized cardiovascular services, including heart and vascular surgery
  • State of the art imaging and endoscopy services for more accurate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Inpatient rehab for physical recovery from stroke, trauma, orthopedic injuries and more
  • Neurosciences program including our Joint-Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Center and the Sleep Center of Excellence
  • Women's Center and pediatric services with access to pediatric specialists 24/7

Kingwood Medical Center is currently looking for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) - Cardiovascular and Neuro Intensive Care Unit (CV Neuro ICU).

Responsibilities:
  • The Nurse Practitioner is a collaborative member of the health care team who delivers nursing and collaborative medical aspects of care to specific populations within the scope of care delineated by the licensing board, professional standards of care, and as outlined through the medical staff credentialing process.
  • Nurse Practitioners collaborate with physicians and interdisciplinary team members to review the plan of care, intervene when necessary to ensure adequate delivery of quality, cost-effective care and maintain continuity of care through appropriate referral and follow-up.
  • The Nurse Practitioner may diagnose medical and nursing conditions, plan and implement interventions, and evaluate patient response to therapy under the direction of and in collaboration with the supervising physician or the designated attending physician.
  • The ultimate goal is to improve patient care while achieving physician-directed medical goals.

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Nursing required
  • Currently recognized by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Minimum of 3 years professional nursing experience in the chosen specialty
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Knowledge of service line approach
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specialty
  • Ability to interact effectively with physicians, patients, families, nurses, and all hospital staff who interface with the patient population.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement processes and concepts
  • Licensed by the State of Texas as a professional nurse
  • ACLS, BCLS

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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