Title:  Medicine - Cardiology (Instructor)

Division:  Medicine
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  12244



This position provides advanced patient care to patients in a clinical (outpatient) and hospital (inpatient) settings in an area of specialization under the direction of the physicians of the Heart Failure, LVAD, and Heart Transplant Team. This position is only working at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in collaboration with all members of cardiology, including physicians, advanced level providers, nursing team, coordinators, and patients, in a manner that is effective, professional, and friendly.


This position will be involved in direct patient care, independently and along physicians in the inpatient care areas (ICU, Acute Care, telemetry) and Outpatient Clinic and is responsible for:

  • 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 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:

  • Nurse Practitioner



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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