Title:  Registered Nurse I

Division:  Otolaryngology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $51,256 - $70,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8577


A successful Registered Nurse I in Otolaryngology will positively contribute to our patients' experience by providing compassionate care, and functioning as a clinical resource and committed member of the outpatient team. The RN I is responsible for prioritizing care appropriately and maintaining professional patient and faculty relationships at all times. The RN I will also need to demonstrate high-level written and verbal communication skills to assist with care coordination and clinical efficiency. Experience in a surgical specialty or desire to work in a dynamic, fast paced academic setting is preferred.


The RN I should be capable of contributing to department/service line growth by providing regular feedback and suggestions for improvement. This position will have an opportunity to create social media content and participate in community outreach and networking to expand referral base. The RN I may also be asked to serve on college-wide committees or work groups.

Job Duties

  • Communicate with BSLMC staff to schedule surgery, imaging, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Effectively obtain appropriate pre and post-surgical pictures of patients for planning and publication or social media purposes.
  • Respond promptly to patient calls, MyChart messages, and refill requests per BCM policy and to build trust with patients and ensure appropriate follow-up care.
  • Serve as a resource for 1 LVN, 8 MAs, and 4 additional RNs to assist with patient care, across sub-specialties
  • Contribute on a daily basis to clinical efficiency and maintaining quality standards to comply with protocols set by BCM Quality Nursing.
  • Along with clinical team, contributes to endoscope and instrument high-level disinfection and sterilization as needed.
  • Provide RN triage as needed on 'Live Answer' calls from patients, hospital representatives, or referring physicians requesting inpatient consultation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • No experience required.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate should be committed to serving patients in the outpatient setting.
  • Previous experience in healthcare or another service industry is helpful though not required. 





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