Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Division:  Medicine
Work Location:  Baylor Clinic, Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
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Requisition ID:  5334

This position is within the Advanced Heart Failure team. Primarily responsible for providing comprehensive adult medical care in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Inpatient specific: perform daily rounding, post inpatient procedures, and responsible for discharge planning with coordination of follow-up care, including completing discharge summaries. Outpatient specific: effectively identifies, evaluates, and address acute and chronic problems while administering quality patient care independently and inter-dependent with the physician. Preferred Cardiology experience.

Job Purpose

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

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 patient care.
  • 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 in Nursing.
  • Experience Required: None required.
  • 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





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