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Clinical Nurse - Outpatient

Clinic | Houston, TX | Contract

Job Description
Clinical Nurse - Outpatient
Work Location: Houston, TX

Job Summary/Description
Impacts quality of patient care, patient outcomes and use of resources in a designated area in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Manages patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Accountable for the management and provision of patient care in assigned area. Assesses patient's needs for nursing care and multidisciplinary team.
• Collaborates with physicians, other services, patient and patient's family to plan care and evaluate outcomes.
• Improves practice by integrating results and theories of research studies. Participates in data collection for current studies.
• Demonstrates clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies.
• Documents care according to established standards. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from computer systems.
• Assures continuity of care through appropriate discharge planning, patient education and coordination of services.
• Acts as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights.
• Trains, coaches and assists team members to ensure optimum patient care and efficient use of resources.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
• Preferred 2-3 years of strong med-surg and telemetry experience.
• Oncology experience a plus.
• ICU experience a plus.
• Experience working in large acute teaching facilities.
• Epic experience.
• Both BLS.
• Experienced travelers.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.