Ambulatory RN- Heart & Vascular
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2021
UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked in the nation s top 15
hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World
Report for 2020-21.
Combining attentive, compassionate care with our extensive clinical
and research resources, UT Southwestern Medical Center's Clinical
Heart and Vascular Center delivers individualized care within
pre-eminent health care facilities.
Our team works closely with patients to improve their
cardiovascular health whether they ve had a heart attack, suffer
from heart failure or congenital heart disease, have peripheral
vascular diseases, or are at risk for developing another
Our physicians also work in unison with researchers to deliver the
most advanced therapeutic techniques available to treat heart and
vascular conditions. Our diagnostic and treatment facilities enable
cardiologists, vascular experts, and other specialists to offer
advanced tests and procedures that significantly contribute to
improved cardiovascular health.
Experience and Education
Graduate of an approved/accredited nursing program. Licensure 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 dicated by
clinic or standard of care. Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
certification through a course accredited by the American Heart
Association (AHA) is required.
1. Delivers nursing interventions to assigned patients that are
consistent with stated medical plan of care utilizing the nursing
process to assess, implement, and record patients' response in the
2. Schedules patients' appointments, tests, and procedures via
on-line computer system or telephone, and reinforces physician
instructions in person and through telephone contact.
3. Provides patient education and documents patient's response in
4. Ensures appropriate patient consents and authorizations are
obtained for research and/or medical treatment.
5. Triages patient phone inquiries according to physician and/or
departmental protocols and documents such actions in patients'
6. Provides working supervision and delegates tasks to licensed
vocational nurses, non-licensed medical staff, or office support
7. Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation.
8. Participates in the recommendation of policy and/or procedural
changes according to nursing expertise.
9. Prepares equipment and assists physicians during physical exams
and medical procedures. Prepares and administers medications as
prescribed by physician.
10. 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.
11. Attends and participates in meetings related to clinical
12. 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.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
UT Southwestern 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 UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
Associated topics: ambulatory, care, domiciliary, neonatal, nurse,
nurse clinical, psychatric, registered nurse, surgery, unit
Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Ambulatory RN- Heart & Vascular, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas
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