The University of Texas Medical Branch Nurse Clinician III - Echo Lab & Cardiac Rehab (rotating VL / Campus) - DAYS in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

RN with two years of clinical RN experience. Must possess and maintain a current license or valid permit to practice in Texas.


Competent Clinician. Possesses knowledge and skill to meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Experienced, knowledgeable and skilled in specialty area. Competently functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Practice is characterized by predominantly interdependent decision-making. Practice is problem focused and patient centered in the manner care is provided. Able to manage unexpected or emergency situations that are commonly seen in assigned specialty population. Serves as a resource for Nurse Clinician I or II. Can manage commonly seen contingency situations that arise on the clinical unit. Provides patient care through nursing practices based upon the American Nurses Association Standards of Practice, Nursing Process and UTMB's three domains for competency and advancement: Professional Practice, Professional Performance and Performance Improvement.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $60,720/yr - $91,080/yr commensurate with experience.

The pay band for this position is NS22

Specific Job Related Duties


  • Completes required specialty specific Competency Based Orientation (CBO) tools by the initial performance evaluation due date for placement in employee file.
  • Actively participates in the initial and ongoing evaluation of competency using competency based orientation (CBO) tools and/or Competency and Clinical Advancement Program (CCAP) tools.
  • Independently and competently assists with activities for assigned area embodying UTMB’s core values.
  • Independently and competently completes assesses patients and identifies actual and potential nursing diagnoses/patient care needs.
  • Competently plans and prioritizes culturally, age and specialty appropriate care for the identified patient group.
  • Independently and competently delivers culturally, age and specialty appropriate nursing care to the identified patient group.
  • Performs and reports point of care testing (POCT).
  • Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment and performs and/or assists others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures and infection control measures.
  • Serves as a patient advocate; may require assistance in difficult situations.
  • Develops and reports nursing plan of patient care and treatment.
  • Utilizes nursing research and quality improvement to enhance evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrates acceptable productivity and practices cost containment for the practice and the patient.
  • Competently and consistently completes accurate, concise and legible documentation on all patient, unit and hospital records including hands on care delivery and telephone patient related interactions.
  • Competently utilizes electronic forms of communication and documentation.
  • Implements effective patient/family teaching and accurately assesses readiness to learn.
  • Identifies learning needs of self and others; sets challenging and realistic goals and develops learning opportunities to meet goals.
  • Demonstrates compassion and understanding.
  • Displays a professional verbal and non-verbal demeanor.
  • Puts needs of others above his/her own through accountability, compassion, integrity and respect.
  • Functions as an independent and supportive team member.
  • Achieves the required UTMB Competency and Clinical Advancement (CCAP) points to achieve / maintain the NC III level.
  • Completes the annual self-evaluation on time for competency and performance evaluation using CCAP tools.
  • Meets periodic UTMB and unit specific compliance requirements for health screening, training, attendance, safety and CPR.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8-5

Preferred Work Experience

Prefer experience in cardiology, tele, ICU or some type of procedural area.

Closing Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Nurse Clinician III - Echo Lab & Cardiac Rehab (rotating VL / Campus) - DAYS

Job ID: 52737

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: VLAKE