Title:  Registered Nurse II - Ambulatory Operations-Specialty Infusion

Division:  Ambulatory Operations
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $75,150 to $87,149
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  13026

Summary

Competent level professional nurse who is a proficient in delivering care in the ambulatory care setting. Uses past and current nursing experience to care for infusion patients. Serves as a resource/mentor for Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurse I's and unlicensed staff members.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and a positive patient experience.
  • Adheres to the scope of practice as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act. 
  • Follows an individualized therapy plan provided by the medical provider (Physician/APP) for each patient .
  • Consistently demonstrates competency with technical infusion skills according to personal and legal scope of practice.
  • Professional assessment skills as applied to the patient, family/support system, and environment.
  • IV medication administration including but not limited to: IVIG, Ocrevus, Remicade, etc.
  • Able to perform peripheral or central line access for appropriate administration of medications.
  • Resourceful in various infusion pumps such as the Braun Infusomat Pump.
  • Practices nursing with high respect for individual, cultural, spiritual  and economic differences.
  • Communicates effectively and in accordance with BCM requirements.
  • Reports significant changes in patient status to physician/APP and other members of the team in a timely manner consistent with patient needs.
  • Maintains patient records showing systematic assessment, IV lines, nursing note, discharge instructions, etc.
  • Participates in department meetings as scheduled.
  • Recognize allergic reactions in order provide swift and competent care. 
  • Familiarize self with most common infused medications used in the infusion suite.
  • Participates in the orientation of new clinical staff.
  • Exemplifies team player mentality with the ability to withstand daily work stressors. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN). 
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

 

 

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.

 

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

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