Advanced Care Provider Coordinator - Behavioral Sciences Campus

Houston, TX

Advanced Care Provider Coordinator - Behavioral Sciences Campus

Location: Houston, Texas


Category: Advanced Care Providers

UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus

Requisition #: 240001MP

Position Summary:

Coordinates NP and/or PA services in both a clinical and administrative role, in a hospital, emergency room, or clinic setting.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists a primary care physician in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients by performing a variety of medical or surgical tasks. This includes obtaining personal and medical histories of patients, and performing physical examinations to obtain physical data. Organizes and presents this data, together with evaluations and recommendations, to the physician in such a way as to permit a visualization of the medical problem in order to determine appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

  2. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as the physician may assign, provides follow-up and health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established by the physician, and maintains complete and accurate records of contacts with patients either in person or by telephone.

  3. Instructs and counsels patients with respect to such subjects as prenatal and postpartum care, physical activity, mental health, rehabilitation, family planning, infant and childcare, diets, medications, etc. May evaluate newborns at high risk for congenital defects secondary to drug abuse, antepartum malnutrition, or other problem pregnancies.

  4. Duties may include coordinating volunteer faculty, developing calendar of events for department, and serving on committees to improve quality of patient care and to prepare for accreditation.

  5. Coordinates administrative services of Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants, and handles continuing education functions such as in-services and seminar series.

  6. Participates on hospital committees and task forces representing patient or community interests, and plans, develops, and implements a system designed to meet regulatory requirements for all Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.

  7. Performs all record keeping and report submission required by regulatory agencies and committees.

  8. Develops and monitors a section budget.

  9. Develops a system to meet all Continuous Quality Improvement requirements.

  10. Monitors and supervises the student intern program.

  11. Responds to emergency situations.

  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


Current Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse and Current Texas Licensure as an APRN-NP OR

Current Texas Licensure and Certification as a Physician Assistant

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified or specialty certification as required by department.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification is preferred.

Minimum Education:

Masters in Nursing as NP or Masters degree in Nursing with completion of a post-masters Nurse Practitioner Certification Program OR Masters degree as PA.

Minimum Experience:

Four years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visit!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.