The Ambulatory Operations Nurse works in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals in the diagnostic team to provide proficient, compassionate patient-centered care in an ambulatory setting. Systematically and continuously utilizes strategies for meeting patient needs across our multi-modality department. Utilizes skills to plan, implement and deliver patient care in a safe and effective manner.
Instructs patients concerning the preparations needed for tests.
Communicates with providers and other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients.
Executes physician orders and administers medication and treatment for patients.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient’s electronic medical records.
Assists with patient treatment and procedures.
Ensures efficient operation of clinic by planning use of supplies/ equipment.
Provides professional nursing assessment to patients.
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 telephone triage to patients and ensures patients receive the appropriate level of care.
Counsels patients and family members reinforcing their understanding of post testing self-care skills.
Participates in orientation of new clinical staff.
Respects and supports patient rights and promotes positive patient relations.
Prioritizes and organizes work sot that assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner.
Maintains clean and safe work environment; stocks and orders supplies, as needed.
Identifies specific patient needs as they relate to diagnostic testing. Conveying findings to pertinent team member and/or provider.
Maintains a professional and cooperative relationship among team members by communicating information, responding to requests, and building rapport by participating in in team problem solving methods.
Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Nursing.
Two years of 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.
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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- Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve.
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