Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner

Division:  Baylor Population Program
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Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
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Requisition ID:  2179
Summary

The Teen Health Clinic currently provides pregnancy testing, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS education and screening, primary healthcare, and case management services to teens, their partners, and children in Harris County. The clinics provide services to teens in and out of school using outreach workers and community educators. All services are voluntary and confidential, with a teen focus.

 

Services We Provide:

  • Comprehensive Exams (Male & Female)
  • Gynecological services
  • Birth control and family planning
  • Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
  • Primary healthcare
  • Immunizations
  • HIV/AIDS education and screening
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:  None required.

Certification:

  • Required: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Required: Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department.
  • Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

 

 

 

 

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

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