Nurse Clinician II-Correctional Health
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
The Nurse Clinician II (NCII) has knowledge and skills necessary to meet standards for professional practice specified in Texas Nursing Practice Act and by Correctional Health Nursing Service. The practice patterns of competent generalists are characterized by the application of standards, principles, and algorithms to clinical situations. The NCII independently and safely manages patients with problems common to patients in his/her assigned clinical area; recognizes when he/she needs assistance and seeks appropriate resources.
Education/Licensure & Certification:
a. Education: Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred
b. Licensure/Certification: Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas; Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program; Other certificates as required by unit/service.
Work Experience: One (1) year full time RN experience - Nursing
a. Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
b. Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
c. Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
d. Bilingual Skills Preferred / Preferred Languages: any
e. Special Language Skills: 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.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Mathematics, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On Call