Catholic Health Initiatives Nurse Practitioner-Cardiothoracic - Heart Acquisition (Days) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Nurse Practitioner-Cardiothoracic - Heart Acquisition (Days) Full Time


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center - A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.


Clinical expert and consultant within an inpatient or outpatient setting. Support the healthcare system (including physicians and facility leaders) with the management of specified populations though independent and collaborative clinical management



Education and Licensure Required:

  • Master’s Degree - Nursing; Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist)

  • Certified to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners

  • Limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners if implementing medical aspects of care

Minimum Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience with the specialized clinical population.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Effective communication skills

  • Able to facilitate change


  1. Synthesizes and critically analyzes data to identify needs, formulate diagnosis, and establish a treatment plan for a patient, family, and/or population

  2. Implements individualized, evidence based interventions based on assessment, treatment plan, and identified prioritizes to maximize health potential and/or expected goals of a patient, family, and/or population

  3. Evaluates progress toward expected goals of a patient, family, and/or population in a systematic and ongoing manner with modification to the plan as appropriate

  4. Serves as a clinical expert to the interdisciplinary team

  5. Incorporates and disseminates research findings and evidence based practice into treatment plans, protocols, and guidelines

Job Advanced Practice Clinician


Daily Schedule FT

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0158118

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.