as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas and one
(1) year of clinical nursing experience is preferred. Specialty areas may have
increased experience requirements as dictated by clinic or standard of
care. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through a course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.
Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with
stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess,
and record patients’ response in the medical record.
Schedules patients’ appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer
system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person and
through telephone contact.
Provides patient education and documents patient’s response in medical record.
Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are obtained for
research and/or medical treatment.
Triages patient phone inquiries according to physician and/or departmental
protocols and documents such actions in patients’ medical records.
Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed vocational
non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel.
Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation.
Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural changes
according to nursing expertise.
Prepares equipment and assists physicians during physical exams and medical
procedures. Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by physician.
Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient
safety and proper functioning of equipment. Maintains adequate stock of
supplies as required for work area.
Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical activities.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a)
Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with
or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining,
modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient
financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or
similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
**Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that
provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In
accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful
discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color;
national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it
is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215,
which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information