Instructor - Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


This position is within the Advanced Heart Failure team. Primarily responsible for providing comprehensive adult medical care in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Inpatient specific: perform daily rounding, post inpatient procedures, and responsible for discharge planning with coordination of follow-up care, including completing discharge summaries. Outpatient specific: effectively identifies, evaluates, and address acute and chronic problems while administering quality patient care independently and inter-dependent with the physician. Preferred Cardiology experience.

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.
  • 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

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



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