Ambulatory Registered Nurse Occupational Health Clinic
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
This position will have responsibility for the new Hazardous Drug
Medical Surveillance Program. This position will work closely with
OSBC, Pharmacy, Nursing, EVS, and Facilities to identify employees
who need baseline medical screening, launch electronic assessments,
review and chart on each baseline assessment, notify employees if
follow-up is needed with an Occupational Health provider, and work
with the Occupational Health provider on next steps for each
employee. All identified employees will also need annual medical
surveillance and, as needed, follow-up consultations and/or
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal
history record information
Experience and Education
Licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State
of Texas andone (1) year of clinical nursing experience is
preferred. Specialty areas may have increased experience
requirements as dictated 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.
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
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