Nurse Clinician I
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
Nurse Clinician I (NCI)‘s entry level knowledge base has been validated by successful completion of NCLEX requirements for professional nurse licensure. Requires supervision while learning to apply knowledge and skills in the delivery of safe, general nursing care. NCI is expected to manage basic nursing care assignments in routine, predictable situations with supervision.
a) Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred.
b) Associates Degree in Nursing
Licenses & Certifications:
a) Registered Nurse: Registered Nurse License to practice in the State of Texas.
b) Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Must be adequate to meet the following communication requirements:
Accurately interprets and transmits clinical information in English, both verbally and in written form; and Sends and receives messages patients/families/SOs can comprehend.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing/Composing, Bilingual Preferred (Any Language)
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible and On Call
PC, Medical Terms and Mathematics.
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 160720