Title:  Baylor St. Lukes Medical Group (Instructor - Nurse Practitioner)

Division:  BCM Medical Center
Work Location:  Lake Jackson, TX
Requisition ID:  11801

Summary

St. Luke's Health-Brazos port Cancer Center is a full service, multidisciplinary cancer center providing high-quality radiation and chemotherapy services for the citizens of Brazoria, Matagorda, and surrounding counties. The Cancer Center offers preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic strategies and is equipped with leading-edge radiation technology, an infusion suite, a private lab for quick results, and compassionate physicians to help you fight the battle of cancer.

The cancer center is seeking to add a Nurse Practitioner to the team to better serve the needs of the surrounding communities. The ideal candidate will have prior background in Hematology/Oncology as well as outpatient clinic experience &excel at developing patient-provider relationships.

 

The position will function in a clinic setting under the supervision of an on-site full-time physician to provide advanced nursing care to patients.

Job Duties

 

  • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patientcare.
  • Serves as a clinical expert to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Incorporates and disseminates research findings and evidence-based practice into treatment plans, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

 

​​​​​​​Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education Required: Master's degree in Nursing.
  • Experience Required: Oncology
  • Experience Preferred: Hematology/Oncology, outpatient
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as
  • an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to facilitate change

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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