Staff Position

Nurse Practitioner - Gastroenterology
UT Health Science Center
Houston, TX
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Nurse Practitioner for Gastroenterology

Position Summary: Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in the GI Endoscopy Unit at Quentin Mease Health Center under the direction of a physician. What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas' resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That's where you come in. Once you join us you won't want to leave. It's because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you'd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus: * 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees * Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time - all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year) * The longer you stay, the more vacation you'll accrue! * Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service) * Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan! We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees' wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as... * Free financial and legal counseling * Free mental health counseling services * Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs * Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc. * Resources for child and elder care * Plus many more! Position Key Accountabilities: 1. Performs relevant patient assessments and physical examinations. 2. Coordinates, directs, and implements patient's plan of care. 3. Orders, conducts, and interprets pertinent laboratory and diagnostic studies and procedures. 4. Makes medical recommendations and/or referrals. 5. Formulates, implements, and evaluates an outcome-based treatment plan. 6. Maintains appropriate records detailing the patient's treatment plans and outcomes. 7. Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion. 8. Collaborates with patients, families, other clinicians, and referral services to assist in the patient's recovery. 9. Other duties as assigned. Certification/Skills: Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse Current Texas Licensure as an APRN-NP, and specialty certification as required by department Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified Minimum Education: Masters in Nursing as NP or Masters degree in Nursing with completion of a post-masters Nurse Practitioner Certification Program. Minimum Experience: None Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Security Sensitive: This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215 Veteran Information: Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 0904, 0963, 1976, 46Y1C, 46Y1H, 66B, 66C, 4A0X1, 46YX, 65D, 230X, PHA10, 42GX, 66P, 66R, 290X. For a complete list please visit Residency Requirement: Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.


Average Texas Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Gastroenterology is 35% lower than the US average of $81.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.