ACNP Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 11/28/2023 Job Number: 123218

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is recruiting for a full time permanent ACNP - Cardiology Nurse Practitioner in The Woodlands, TX. They are offering a generous compensation and a full benefit package. #ALINE8

ACNP - Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Must be Acute Care trained with Cardiology exp

The Woodlands, TX

Compensation – Negotiable `

Licensed in Texas

Start ty work - ASAP


The Nurse Practitioner Acute Care (NP-AC) position functions as a licensed registered nurse and care provider to provide all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatment and consultation while maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. This position may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and performs according to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and as part of a treatment team. Role models compassionate communication with patients, physicians and the interprofessional health care team. The NP-AC position provides education to patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. This position may also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's healthcare provider, prescribing medications as appropriate. The NP position effects direct patient care according to the Professional Practice Model Nursing Practice and Professional Performance policies and procedures.


Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 25 %

1. Demonstrates leadership as a clinical resource, interprofessional consultant, and patient

advocate. Identifies staff development opportunities for professional growth of colleagues,

provides coaching to meet identified goals. (EF)

2. Collaborates to foster healthy relationships in the work environment. Acts as a role model

and coaches staff in effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication. Serves as

preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students and medical resident(s), as applicable. (EF)

3. Communicates organizational information and aspects of administrative and clinical practice

in a respectful and positive manner when interacting with staff. Advocates for a balanced

workload, promotes positive behaviors, and peer-to-peer accountability. Facilitates the

promotion of teamwork. (EF)

4. Collaborates with the interprofessional healthcare team members to manage/coordinate

patient care. Advocates on patient/family’s behalf to identify and resolve clinical and ethical

concerns. (EF)


1. Coordinates appropriate, timely patient care under physician supervision, for a defined patient

population(s), focusing on identified expected unit/optimal outcomes, individualized to the

patient. Prioritizes care based on the patient’s needs, abilities and preferences. (EF)

2. Coordinates patient care between healthcare providers. Attends and participates in

interdisciplinary rounds, as appropriate. (EF)


1. Provides safe and effective care by leading and initiating outcome, quality and safety

improvement activities in alignment with organizational goals. Demonstrates highly

developed assessment, clinical, documentation, leadership and analytical skills; integrates

and contributes to professional practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols and leads

improvements in patient safety-related processes. (EF)

2. Functions as a quality care provider, coordinating, maintaining and promoting the health of

the patient. Assist the interprofessional healthcare team in the development and

implementation of protocols to ensure patient safety. Affects direct patient care according to

the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and the Professional Practice

Model Nursing Practice and Professional Performance. (EF)

3. Conducts health assessments (initial, ongoing, discharge, as appropriate). Identifies

normal/abnormal health characteristics, develops plan of care, initiates appropriate

interventions, and evaluates care outcomes on defined patient populations(s). (EF)

4. Performs invasive, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures necessary for defined patient

population(s) based on licensure and credentialed privileges. (EF)


1. Implements departmental strategies to achieve financial target on entity scorecard and mentors others to do the same through timely documentation of care, decreasing length of stay,

optimizing efficiency, and other areas according to departmental specifications. (EF)

2. Projects awareness and understanding of resource allocation based on patient needs and staff experience, knowledge, and skills. (EF)

3. Contributes to department plans for resource utilization and capital needs to meet departmental financial target. (EF)


1. Promotes quality health care through integration of current research into practice and

participation in research/evidence-based activities. Leads and identifies opportunities for

practice changes and performance improvement. (EF)

2. Provides education of information/knowledge in professional activities such as research,

presentations, and publications. Expands individual nursing knowledge and coaches staff to

grow in knowledge, abilities, skills, and attitudes. Serves as clinical resource. (EF)

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other

reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. The company reserves the right to revise

job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.


o Master degree in Nursing


o Two years of registered nurse, advanced practice or nurse practitioner clinical experience


o Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, must obtain permanent license within 90 days

o Recognized and licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) in the State of Texas

o Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of

Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, based on applicable patient

population, i.e. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP), Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse

Practitioner (AG-ACNP), Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ACNPC-AG)

o American Heart Association BLS

o American Heart Association ACLS (not required for Employee Health, Primary Care and

Telemedicine departments)

o Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas

o Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration must be obtained within 6 months of hire


o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job,

determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.

o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to

perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient

or employee safety or security.

o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language


o Uses therapeutic communication to establish a relationship with patients, families and

interprofessional team to collaborate on the plan of care

o Strong assessment, organizational and problem-solving skill as evidenced by capacity to

prioritize multiple tasks and role components

o Ability to function independently and exercise judgment in interactions with physicians,

interprofessional care team and patients and their families

o Demonstrates proficient time management skills

o Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.


Work Attire Yes/No

Uniform Yes

Scrubs Yes

Business professional Yes

Other (dept. approved) Yes

On-Call* Yes, on a limited basis (for Exempt jobs only)

*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe

Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above.


May require travel within Yes

Houston Metropolitan area

May require travel outside No

of Houston Metropolitan area

Travel specifications may vary by department.

For immediate consideration please reply directly to this posting. A-Line Staffing Roxanne Berendt cell# 586-256-1110.:
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