Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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
  • Primarily function as the Outpatient NP for the Structural Heart Program.
  • Works closely with the Inpatient NP and will be cross-trained to cover inpatient duties.
  • Collaborates with the Structural Heart Patient Coordinator on procedure work-up paperwork.
  • Drafts progress notes for physician's clinic sessions at both McNair and Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center clinics.
  • Attends all physician clinic sessions and performs physical and assessment examinations of all patients in advance of physician.
  • Independently sees patients on assigned clinic days.
  • Oversees clinic scheduling by MA and Patient Coordinator for new referrals and follow-up appointments.
  • Places orders in Epic for outpatient testing.
  • Calls patients with test results within 48 hours of completion for normal tests and 24 hours for abnormal tests.
  • Participates in peer-to-peer reviews and prepares cardiac risk assessment letters.
  • Arranges pre-admission for clinic patients as required, including collaborating and discussing with Hospitalists and ensuring direct admission reservation is made correctly.

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

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience: Cardiology

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



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