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** Ambulatory Float RN - PRN - Clinic Float Pool

Job Number: 66176
Categories: Nursing
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 701014 - Amb-RN/MOA Float Pool
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable


Experience and Education


  • Graduate of NLN approved Nursing program, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association required.
  • Two (2) years of ambulatory clinical nursing experience is preferred.

Job Duties


  • Provides general interim nurse staffing in a clinic area(s). Able to acclimate to different clinical settings with minimal supervision.
  • Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing process to assess, implement, and record patient's response in the medical record.
  • Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician instructions in person & 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. Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation.
  • 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 nurses, non-licensed medical staff, or office support personnel.
  • 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. Inspects equipment and facilities visually and physically to ensure patient safety and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Prepares and administers medications as prescribed by physician.
  • 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. Performs other duties as assigned.


**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern 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; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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