Nurse Practitioner - Touchstone Neurorecovery Center - Conroe, TX

Job Information

Description
  1. Ensures that services provided are consistent and within the guidelines of the Nursing  Practice Act
  2. Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations on assigned patients; assesses and treats acute/chronic medical problems and provides direct patient care to a specified patient population
  3. Performs emergency, life-saving procedures
  4. Notifies attending physician on call, house physician on call, or supervising physician regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation
  5. Practices proper safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods
  6. Writes progress notes on patients’ charts indicating patient status and treatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required
  7. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops
  8. Performs complete physical and neurological exam of patients/residents by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests
  9. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures; interprets results and intervenes appropriately
  10. Prescribes and administers medications in compliance with the Texas Physician Assistant Practice Act requirements and Facility guidelines
  11. Recommends and refers to institutional and community resources to meet patient and family needs
  12. Collaborates with physicians and other health care providers (within the facility and in the community) in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients
  13. Provides monitoring and ensures continuity of care between physician visits
  14. Provides 24-hour medical call coverage on a rotating schedule
  15. Provides continuing education and serves as a resource to staff
  16. Discusses case with physician and other health professionals
  17. Submits health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician
Location
Conroe, TX

Job Requirements

Experience

• Preferably three (3) to five (5) years of experience in long term rehabilitation with neurobehavioral clients

Education Required

• Current licensure in Texas as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.