Title:  Registered Nurse II-Surgery

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $75,150 to $87,149
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  14891


The Division of Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgery is seeking a qualified Registered Nurse II to assist with a diverse adult cardiac and subspecialty transplant practices. This position will be under the direct of both physicians and an advanced practice provider. Selected candidate will provide patient care and administrative/support responsibilities in an outpatient hospital setting.

Job Duties

  • Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality and safe patient care and a positive patient experience. 10%
  • Provides professional nursing assessment of patients. 10%
  • Schedules appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor’s offices. 10%
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient’s electronic medical record. 5%
  • Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures. 10%
  • Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients. 10%
  • Promotes patient’s independence by involving patient in defining and establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills. 10%
  • Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care. 5%
  • Respects and supports patient rights and promotes positive family and patient relations. 5%
  • Prioritizes and organizes work so that assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner. 10%
  • Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in team problem-solving methods. 10%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of relevant 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.



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