Job Description
Job Title:  Medicine - Pulmonary, Nurse Practitioner (Instructor)
Division:  Medicine
Work Arrangement: 
Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Work Schedule: 


The Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider Instructor - Nurse Practitioner. The Instructor - Nurse Practitioner will provide advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician at BSLMC in the Texas Medical Center.

Job Purpose

Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Job Duties

  • Obtain detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Perform, order, and interpret diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintain records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • 6. Provide follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising   physician.
  • Communicate with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • Experience Required: None required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and specialty certification as required by department. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.


The Instructor must possess a willingness to cooperate and work towards solutions that benefit all parties involved, works well individually and with others; demonstrates knowledge of internal and external patient needs, addresses complaints, makes and meets realistic commitments, and effectively communicates needs; maintains all channels of communication via efficient verbal and written methods; provides concise, completes, and professional information to others; responds to change with a positive attitude and willingness to learn as well as takes responsibility and accountability for actions; willingness to assist others; possess critical thinking and problem solving skills; escalates issues to management; supports team members; meets deadlines; acts upon directives; and takes initiative to resolve issues to produce a quality outcome.



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

Requisition ID:  16138