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Title:  Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Instructor

Division:  BCM Medical Center
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Work Location:  Houston, TX
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Requisition ID:  8861

Summary

Advanced Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) within an outpatient care setting at the GI BSLMG location. Support the healthcare system with the management of specified populations though independent and collaborative clinical management.

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.
  • Serves as a clinical expert to the interdisciplinary team.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Incorporates and disseminates research findings and evidence based practice into treatment plans, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • Education Required: Physician Assistant - Certified to practice by the State of Texas
  • 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
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to facilitate change

 

 

 

 

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

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