Job Description

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

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.

Harris Health offers three (3) Nurse Residency Programs:  Spring/February, Summer/July, and Fall/October.

Please follow this two-step process to apply for the Spring/February session that starts on February 13th, 2023.

STEP 1: Complete an online application by Sunday September 25th, 2022   

Late applications will not be accepted.

When requested, please submit:

» Copy of current resume
» Nurse Residency Survey Questionnaire (to be provided by Human Resources upon completion of online application)

STEP 2: Submit Nurse Residency Requirements Upon Hire as listed below.

» Official transcript from accredited nursing school
» Basic life support certification from the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross--must be valid for 6 months or more upon hire
» RN license from the state of Texas before beginning employment

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred.  

Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas.  

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.


Special Requirements:
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.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online