Job Description
Job Title:  Instructor - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (BSLMC)
Division:  Anesthesiology
Work Arrangement: 
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range : 
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt

Summary

The Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Critical Care Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate for PRN Advanced Practice Clinician position in a critical care clinical role. This Advanced Practice Clinician will provide medical care to patients with complex acute, critical, and/or chronic health conditions in a hospital setting in one or more specialized areas under the direction of a physician. Candidate will be required to provide clinical excellence, scholarly enthusiasm, and a track record of excellent clinical performance. The provider will have direct patient care responsibilities. The position will report to a BCM department head and the SVP and Dean of Clinical Affairs.

 

Key Functions:

 

  • Be able to conduct comprehensive assessment of patients throughout the continuum in the inpatient setting based on age and diagnosis, including psychological status.
  • Perform and document history and physicals, order diagnostic studies, therapeutic procedures, prescribe medications, and participate in collaboration and direct reporting of patient information to the medical staff.
  • Proficient use of Epic in the delivery of care.
  • Working Conditions:
  • This position requires working in Critical Care Units.

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

  • For Nurse Practitioner: master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • For Physician Assistant: master’s degree in physician assistant studies. NOTE: bachelor’s degree in physician assistant studies accepted based on terminal degree requirements at time of graduation.

Certification/Licenses/Registration:

  • For Nurse Practitioner: 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.
  • For Physician Assistant: Current license as a Physician Assistant by the State of Texas Physician Assistant Board. Specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

 

 

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

Requisition ID:  16698