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Title:  Registered Nurse II

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $56,895 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  8951

Summary

The Geriatrics and Palliative Care section within the Department of Medicine seeking a Registered Nurse II with clinical and administrative responsibilities supporting the clinical operations. This position is an outpatient position located at the McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center with a general work schedule of Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

 

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, be regarded as a team player, have strong and proven organizational skills, and have a personal drive to be their best. All members of our team should have a passion for providing exceptional patient centered care each day. 

Job Duties

• Ensures efficient operation of the clinic by scheduling and planning for use of staff, supplies, and equipment.
• Assists physicians with treatment room examination and procedures on patients.
• Provides professional nursing assessment of patients.
• Schedules appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor's offices.
• Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
• Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients including peer to peer reviews, medication refills, pre-authorizations, etc.  
• Executes physician orders and administers medications and treatments for patients and documents appropriately in EHR (Epic)
• Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
• Monitors clinical staff members by directing, guiding, and influencing the outcome of an individual's performance and activity.   
• Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks, and orders treatment room and emergency cart supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
  • Two years of relevant experience as a licensed Registered Nurse (RN). Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest or experience working with older populations.
  • Experience working with EPIC. 

 

 

 

 

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

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