Functions in collaborative practice with physician(s) in a outpatient office or hospital setting. Autonomously performs patient assessment, diagnosis, and intervention according to approved protocols. Provides coverage for physician(s) during periods of absence. Prescribes a variety of modalities to meet wellness and illness needs, up to and including continued hospital admission/discharge and prescriptive authority. Collaborates with the assigned team members to support and adjust plan of care and length of stay for patient care needs. Graduate of an approved accredited Physician Assistant program; Masters of Science as a Physician Assistant preferred. Minimum two years pediatric nursing experience. American Heart Association BLS and PALS required.
Internal Number: 21339
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Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.