Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Division:  Medicine
Work Location:  Baylor Clinic, Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status: 
Requisition ID:  311

Division: Medicine (80001010) 

Department: Medicine - Cardiology (90002358) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Job Purpose

Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Job Responsibilties

This Advanced Practice Provider (APP) serves as a clinical expert, primary care practitioner and consultant within an inpatient or outpatient setting. The APP will support the Medical Director of the cardiac transplant, LVAD and Heart Failure Service with the management of specified populations though independent and collaborative clinical management.


Based on established protocols/guidelines, the APP will collaborate with the attending physician to provide a comprehensive health assessment, including ordering laboratory and radiological tests, medical diagnoses of acute and chronic illnesses, write prescriptions, and formulate a treatment plan with an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and disease management. Additionally, the APP promotes positive patient health behaviors and self-care skills through education and counseling. Finally, the APP starts or continues treatment in cooperation with the physician.

Minimum Qualifications

The APP must have clinical experience in specialized care of an adult population and has completed an advanced Master's level educational program (Acute Care for NPs) or have a Bachelor's degree and equivalent experience as required per licensure.


Minimum Education:

Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree with equivalent experience, as required per licensure


Minimum Years in Field:

5 years


Minimum Job Qualifications:

Current license to practice in the State of Texas

Appropriate board certification

Five years or greater experience with the cardiology/heart failure/transplant population





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