Remote Pediatric Primary Care NP Academic Program Coordinator Job
Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
Houston, TX
Join this exciting program as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care as a Program Coordinator. Houston Baptist University, blends online with on-campus classes, creating a hybrid program that gives students the best of both educational worlds. Join this quality Master of Science in Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care program in this leadership position in a growing field. HBU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The next scheduled reaffirmation visit is in 2021. Approval for the Master of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) by SACSCOC was received in June 2017. The MSN will be awarded to graduates majoring in the two Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) tracks. HBU PNP-PC track prepares registered nurses to deliver primary health care through an advanced scope of practice. The PNP PC track has a core course requirement with nine credits required in all APRN programs in: Advanced physical assessment, Advanced pathophysiology, and Advanced pharmacology. Students in each track will receive educational preparation in their specialty population as they move through the program. The last few courses will focus on health problems related to the pediatric population. The program has been developed in a competency-based model to ensure that each student achieves mastery of skills for safe patient care prior to graduation. Minimal clinical hour requirements are designed to meet certification requirements, but some students may actually experience more hours to perfect skills in the competency-based model. The curriculum will be delivered in a hybrid format using online and face-to-face instruction on campus. The traditional 16-week semesters have been broken down into eight-week intensive terms with two eight-week sessions during fall, spring, and summer. The PNP-PC curriculum consists of 14 courses. All courses will be offered online except for the Advanced Skills course. Practicums will be arranged in health care facilities convenient to each individual student in the state or on campus. Two cohorts of 12 students will be admitted annually. HBU has contracted with Meteor Learning, Inc., to assist with the online educational platform. Qualifications: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification and Texas license. Doctorate required. Open to remote workers who will come on site for a hybrid portion of curriculum and meetings. Salary: Great salary opportunity, pay for 9 months then able to contract over the summer. Independent practice required and an opportunity to earn additional income.

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