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Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
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Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
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FLSA Status: 
Requisition ID:  2720
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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES: Responsibilities include providing a full spectrum of clinical services for multi-cultural communities, community oriented primary care, and practice in a patient centered medical home setting. Performs a variety of duties to provide quality patient care to the sick or injured, preventive care acute and chronic disease care, or others requiring healthcare services.

 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Performs pertinent history and physical exams of patients
•Administers treatment and care management accordingly
•Performs and evaluates diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests within the scope of practice Provides acute, preventive and chronic medical care in continuity or same day setting
•Follows established protocols to manage specific patient problems/illnesses/care in collaboration with supervising physician
•Provides constructive input on improving the delivery of services to medical director and clinic manager
•Maintains medical record using an electronic medical record, writes accurate notes and orders which are co-signed by supervising physician when appropriate
•Is self-directed with good organizational skills
•Communicates and works well within a collaborative team environment
•Adheres to agency policies and procedures
•Performs other tasks or special assignments as necessary to maintain proper operation and patient care.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Required: Master's degree from an approved program.

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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