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Title:  Registered Nurse II

Division:  Neurosurgery
Schedule:  Monday-Friday; 8 AM-5 PM
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $56,895 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  10008

Summary

The Baylor Medicine Spine Center is seeking a highly motivated and self-confident registered nurse who is comfortable utilizing technology to engage with patients and providers. The registered nurse will work directly with multiple providers to provide high quality patient care to patients before and after their appointments. The registered nurse may be required to cover in clinic as needed.

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.
• Provides professional nursing assessment of patients.
• Assists with treatment room examination and procedures on patients.
• Schedules appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor's offices.
• Documents patient care services by charting in patient's electronic medical record.
• Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
• Communicates with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients.
• 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.
• Provides telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
• Respects and supports patient rights and promotes positive family and patient relations.
• Prioritizes and organizes work so that assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
• Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks, and orders treatment room supplies for procedures in conjunction with radiology technician.
• 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.

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

• Previous experience in specialty practice preferred but not required.
• Previous experience using  electronic health records preferred but not required.

 

 

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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