WellMed Patient Support Unit (PSU) Nurse Practitioner Houston, TX

Houston, TX

Inpatient and outpatient

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The NP is expected to be able to provide care consistent with their licensure and/or certification
  • Diagnoses and treats both acute and chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and other chronic medical conditions. The NP will also treat acute conditions such as minor injuries and other acute medical conditions such as infections or exacerbations of chronic diseases
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab work, x-rays, EKG
  • Prescribes medications and other modalities of treatment as needed to treat those conditions listed above
  • Counsels patients on various disease conditions they may be treating to ensure that the patient is educated to their disease process, treatment, and expected outcomes
  • Works as an integral part of a comprehensive and collaborative team in order to provide quality evidenced-based care to our patients
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing
  • Current Licensure through the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Valid DEA license
  • 12+ months of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner or a in Primary Care
  • Comfortable managing a primarily Medicare-aged patient population
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with primary care and chronic condition codes
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and maintain relationships

Posted June 25, 2022

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