Nurse Clinician I
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
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 #: 164771