Instructor - Nurse Practitioner

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7194807 (Ref:17846-en_US)

Posted: November 18, 2023

Job Description


To provide coverage for patient care for Emergency Medicine at Ben Taub General Hospital. This is a critical piece of the clinical service that will help maintain coverage within the Emergency Center.


The nurse practitioner is expected to demonstrate competency in following areas:

  • Productivity needs to meet or exceed standards as set by the Section and/or Department.

  • Keep up with continuing medical education as per college and section requirements.

  • Renewing and meeting all required licenses and certification requirements.

  • Familiarize with EPIC- electronic medical records and document all patient encounters as needed.

  • Complete all documentation in a timely manner so that billing and other administrative tasks can happen smoothly to ensure a robust operational system.


Maintaining credentialing at all times to ensure practice is not disrupted.

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 fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7194807 (Ref:17846-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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