Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 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 Inpatient NP for the Structural Heart Program.
  • Works closely with the Outpatient NP and will be cross-trained to cover outpatient duties.
  • Rounds on all floor patients independently on a daily basis at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (BSLMC) and consults specialists as required.
  • Prepares progress notes for physician rounds.
  • Drafts consult notes for all new patients.
  • Verifies that all operative procedure notes are completed on the procedure day.
  • Places outpatient and inpatient procedure orders, as well as discharge orders.
  • Completes KCCQ for structural procedure work-ups during inpatient stay.
  • Communicates with Program Coordinator regarding all new inpatient referrals to initiate the procedure work-up.
  • Notifies Program Coordinator of all anticipated discharge dates to ensure hospital follow-up appointments are arranged prior to discharge.
  • Arranges pre-admission for procedural patients as required.

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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