UT Health RN Staff Nurse (All Levels) - Greenspoint in Houston, Texas

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Job Category


Job Title

RN Staff Nurse (All Levels) - Greenspoint



# Hours Per Week


Shift/Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8AM - 5PM


McGovern Medical School


Healthcare Transformation Initiatives

Job Location

Houston, TX

Job Summary

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Provides assistance to medical doctors. Assesses, develops, and implements, and evaluates a plan of nursing care for patients in an assigned area.

Additional Summary Specific to Job

Performs responsibilities in a manner that promotes quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction.

Adheres to broad scope of practice as established by Nurse Practice Act.

Ensures the efficient operation of the clinic or unit by proper scheduling and planning for optimum use of staff and resources, maintenance of stock and supplies, and efficient and safe use of equipment.

Uses systematic approach to provide nursing care to patients and families/populations by performing both focused and comprehensive assessments through subjective and evidence based objective data.

Prioritizes, synthesizes and documents assessments and nursing plan of care using critical thinking and judgment.

Implements plan of care within scope of practice through assignment and monitoring of other nurses and delegation and monitoring of unlicensed staff. Initiates standing orders for prescription refills and labs as well as standing delegation orders where appropriate.

Develops and implements teaching plans for patients concerning maintenance, promotion and restoration of health.

Evaluates patients' response and outcomes to education and therapeutic interventions. Communicates effectively with collaborative team while escalating critical results and issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

Exercises judgment while coordinating care and referring patients to agencies or health care professionals for other services/transitions in care where indicated.

Performs on site and telephone triage using best practice guidelines and documentation to ensure patients receive the right level of care in the right setting at the right time by the right caregiver using the right equipment and supplies.

May be responsible for compiling daily or monthly reports.

Acts as a patient and healthcare advocate by maintaining a safe environment and promoting quality healthcare and services.

Respects and maintains privacy and confidentiality per HIPPA guidelines.

Adheres to standards of practice for professional nursing.

Other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements

Staff Nurse I


Current Registered Nurse Texas License required

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified preferred


Bachelor's degree in nursing, Associate's degree in nursing, or diploma from an accredited nursing school.



Staff Nurse II


Current state of Texas Registered Nurse licensure. Uses typical office and clinic equipment.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified preferred


Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school with one year nursing experience; OR Associates degree in nursing from an accredited nursing school with three years nursing experience; OR Nursing Diploma (3 year program) and two years nursing experience


Years of experience varies based on education level.

Staff Nurse III


Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas.

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified preferred


Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus two year of nursing experience, OR,

Associates degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus four years of nursing experience, OR, Nursing diploma (three year program) plus three years of nursing experience.


Two (2) years of nursing experience with a BSN.

Three (3) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma.

Four (4) years of nursing experience with an ADN.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences

Spanish preferred, have experience with family medicine, cardiology and endocrinology.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

This position works with Houston Independent School District (H.I.S.D.) students.


This position works with minors under the age of 18 years.


This position will be working in a laboratory or clinic


This position will use radiation sources


Pre Employment Conditions

Drug Test

TB Skin Test

Open to current UTHSC-H employees only?


Job Classification


FLSA Status


Does this position accept online applications?


This is a grant funded position


Benefits Eligible


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