Job Description

 

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

JOB SUMMARY:   

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

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
  
Communication Skills:
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.

Proficiencies:  P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Mathematics, Medical Terms 

Work Schedule:   Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On Call

 

10K Retention Bonus Eligible

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