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

JOB SUMMARY:    

The Nurse Clinician III (NCIII)'s knowledge base has been validated through achievement of national certification in specialty area. The NC III is experienced, knowledgeable and skilled in specialty area and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Practice characterized by pattern/trend recognition predictive of patient condition changes and indicative of intervention requirements. Practice is problem focused, but patient centered in the manner care is provided. Nurse Clinician III is able to manage unexpected or emergency situations that are commonly seen in assigned specialty population.

Shift: Monday through Friday days; no night, weekends or holidays

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   
1.  Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:
a.  Education:  Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing; BSN preferred
        b.  Licensure:  Licensed to practice nursing in the State of Texas.; Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

2.  Work Experience: 
        a.  Three (3) years RN experience; two (2) years experience in specialty area

3.  Clinical Performance: Annual Performance Review/Resume/CV/Portfolio reflects leadership
in professional practice environment.

4.  Clinical Leadership: One (1) year as a charge nurse or preceptor.

5.  Certification: Designated professional nursing certification for specialty.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

1.  Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Skills Required? Preferred Language(s): any
Writing /Composing
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.

2.  Other Skills:  Medical Terms, Mathematics, PC                                

3.  Advanced Education: 
Advance Training Specialty:  Designated professional nursing certification for specialty
Bachelor's Degree Major:  Nursing/BSN preferred

4.  Work Schedule:  Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On Call

5.  Responsible to Position:  Designated Supervisor

6.  Employees Supervised:  Yes

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