Title : Nurse Practitioner

Department : Nursing

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :


Nurse Practitioner at Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care

Watch Dr. Chu's video as he discusses the Pediatrician Opportunity at NightLight

About the Position:

Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to provide coverage for our after-hours pediatric urgent care clinic locations throughout the Houston area.  Nightlight provides quality, affordable, compassionate services to children ranging from newborn to 21 years old.  

Why NightLight is a Great Place to Work:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long & short-term disability, Life insurance
  • CME allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • Employer paid Malpractice insurance coverage
  • 401 (K) Program (with matching)
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellness program
  • Paid time off and much more

Clinic Locations:

  • Humble
  • Cy-Fair
  • Pearland
  • Sugar Land
  • Webster
  • Tanglewood
  • Garden Oaks
  • Katy

Dr. Chu's video demonstration:  Medical Equipment used at NightLight

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Administrative
    • Maintains and updates patient records and other patient information related to acute visits
    • Communicates to Medical Assistants clear and instructions for patient follow-up with regards to lab and imaging results.
    • Handles patient correspondence, phone calls, faxes, pharmacy calls and follow-up calls with regards to patient visits, prescriptions, labs and imaging studies
    • Delegates & documents patient call back information to the Medical Assistants (MAs) on duty with regard to medical advice, prescriptions, labs, and imaging studies 
  • Clinical
    • Obtains pertinent clinical information including the patient’s acute complaint history and conduction of focused physical exam as directed by the patient history.
    • Performs laceration repairs, incisions & drainage of abscesses, application of splints, wart treatments, and partial excision of ingrown toe nails.
    • May be asked to cath, draw blood or use a bag mask valve to ventilate a patient as the situation requires.
    • Formulation and communication of discharge instructions for each patient seen with clear documentation of this plan within the EMR so that it can easily be relayed to the patient’s PCP.
    • Coordinate/Run emergency procedures in cases where patients present as unstable.

Certifications, Licenses, and Registration

  • Current PALS or BLS.
  • Board Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Texas.
  • Full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sept – May:
    • Monday–Friday 3pm - 11pm;
    • Weekends 11am – 9pm, and 12pm – 7pm on holidays.
  • June - August:
    • Weekdays 3pm - 11pm
    • Weekends & Holidays 12pm - 7pm

Dr Dao & Rivera's Video Interview:  Career Opportunity at NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care

NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care is an equal opportunity employer.

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