Advanced Practice Provider - up to 90 per hour - Baytown, Texas -

Per Diem Nursing Job in
Baytown , Texas, 77521

  • Employer: ZT Employment Services
  • Profession: Nurse Practitioner
  • Specialty: Emergency Medicine
  • Compensation: $75-90/hr

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Provides health promotion and the assessment, diagnosis, and management of patient problems which includes the use and prescription of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic intervention, assessment, triage, and therapeutic management of patient/family needs throughout the disease process and across the health wellness-illness continuum as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, according to the age/needs of the patient population served.
• For prescriptive authority, APRN or PA acts under the delegation of a supervising physician, maintaining an active Prescriptive Authority agreement in accordance with regulations and policy.
• Practices within approved protocols, guidelines, and clinical pathways and evidence-based medicine.
• Transitions between inpatient/outpatient
• Directs and evaluates throughput; delegates or provides backup assistance including triage
• Ability to float to multiple facilities.
• Accurately document and complete medical records in a timely manner.
• Work in collaboration with physicians and team members to optimize facility performance.
• Obtains medical histories; performs physical examinations/ reviews/orders/interprets diagnostic tests and radiographic results; formulates and manages patient treatment plan and outcomes; provides interventions and performs procedures within legal scope and authority that the APRN or PA is approved, delegated to and credentialed to perform including but not limited to incision and drainage, pelvic exams, lesion removal/destruction, suturing, and casting/splinting.
• Collaborates in the development and evaluation of patient care. Updates clinical guidelines/protocols/pathways; works autonomously and accepts accountability for outcomes; signs orders in accordance with institution and state board requirements; collaborates in research and teaching projects and applies research to practice.
• Uses interpersonal and verbal communication skills to educate patient/family on care resources; participates in process improvement and multidisciplinary clinical outcome improvement activities utilizing advanced nursing expertise.
• Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Neighbors Emergency Center policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
• Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. Other duties as assigned.
Safety/Infection Control
• Demonstrate knowledge of and adhere to regulations and ER policies and procedures pertaining to safety, emergency preparedness, infection control, OSHA, fire safety and hazardous materials
Performance Improvement
• Participate in performance improvement activities as necessary
Customer Service
• Maintain confidentiality of patient related issues
• Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
• Treat all patients, visitors, and staff members fairly and with respect
• Utilize effective communication methods and skills
• Explain all procedures, treatments, and care while remaining aware of language barriers
• Able to perform care in non-judgmental manner and recognize discrepancies between patient and personal beliefs
ER Policy
• Ensure personal appearance is clean and neat
• Responsible for wearing ER identification at all times
• Attend all ER required meetings and in-service education
• Remain flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflicts; participates in temporary assignments
• Compliance with attendance standards
• Demonstrate flexibility when changes in assignments are necessary

Job Requirements

Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Nurse

• Education: Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program approved by the State of Texas and Masters required.
• May encompass the following specialties: CRNA, CNM, CNS, CNP.
• Licensed to practice professional nursing by the State of Texas.
• Licensure by the State of Texas APRN and eligibility for full prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.
• Certified by a recognized national certification by the State Board of Texas in area of population foci and/or additional specialty recognition beyond the APRN.
• Eligibility for DEA licensure.
• Basic Cardiac Life Certification
• Advanced Cardiac Life Certification
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Physician Assistant

• Education: Graduate of a nationally accredited Physician Assistant program, masters strongly preferred.
• Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc.
• Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners.
• Eligibility for DEA licensure.
• Basic Cardiac Life Certification
• Advanced Cardiac Life Certification
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support


Baytown, Texas , 77521

Employment Type

Per Diem




ZT Employment Services

Date Posted

Sep 27th, 2021

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