Director Advanced Practice AC PNP CVICU Job Req 90554

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90554 - Consider a job with one of this country's leading academic children's hospitals as the Advanced Practice Leader in their Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. Children cared for in the 21 bed CVICU receive critical care for their cardiac conditions. Many have undergone heart surgery, while others require mechanical cardiac support, have undergone heart transplants, are between surgeries, or are being treated for infection.


Responsibilities of the Advanced Practice Leader in the CVICU Job
Provide, direct, facilitate, and coordinate patient care services in the CVICU
Monitor productivity to assure staffing and resources are aligned with patient care needs
Maintain clinical competency by ensuring the delivery of safe, quality and efficient CVICU care
Collaborate with other members of the advanced practice team to achieve desired clinical outcomes
As a role model and mentor, coach, counsel, and provide advanced practice development to ensure nursing excellence and department goals are met
Act as the liaison between physicians, advanced practice staff, patients, families, and ancillary departments


Qualifications for the Advanced Practice Leader in the CVICU job:
Acute care advanced practice recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing, required
Progressive leadership and management skills, required
Knowledge of quality improvement concepts, required
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, required

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Advanced Practice Leader in the CVICU job:
Master of Science in Nursing
Certification in cardiac care or nursing leadership (or within one year of hire)
Current RN license in the State of Texas

Hospital/Clinic Description

One of the top pediatric hospitals in the U.S., this leading academic children's hospital is #4 on the Honor Roll of U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2018-19, ranking #1 in the nation for pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery. It has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It is ranked in the top ten children's hospitals in the U.S. by Parents magazine.
For more information please contact Jill Gilliland, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.


Experience requirements for the Advanced Practice Leader in the CVICU job:
Two years of CVICU nursing experience


Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Cardiac ICU; Director; inpatient; pediatric

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