Catholic Health Initiatives Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Transplant in HOUSTON, Texas

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Transplant



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


  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



Education and Licensure


  • 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

Physical Requirements


The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0168859

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.