Job Details

Ambulatory Float RN- Full Time- Ambulatory RN Float Pool

Job Number: 525344
Categories: Nursing
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department:
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
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 National League of Nursing (NLN) approved program, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas, and CPR certification are required.  Two (2) years of clinical nursing experience is preferred. 

Job Duties


Works in multiple clinic sites providing interim nurse staffing. 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 and through telephone contact.     
Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation. 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 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.      
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.     
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. 

This position is full-time benefits eligible position. Position will require candidate to float to on and off campus Ambulatory Clinics.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.

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