Instructor (Nurse Practitioner) - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Nights

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7181709 (Ref:17205-en_US)

Posted: September 23, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Section of General Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a dedicated Nocturnal Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team at Baylor St. Luke's Hospital in the Medical Center. In collaboration with the experienced nocturnal hospitalists, you will play a vital role in delivering high-quality patient care at night.

Job Purpose

Provides advanced nursing care to patients in a clinical setting in an area of specialization under the direction of a physician.

Job Duties

  • Obtains detailed history and perform physical examinations.
  • Performs, orders, and interprets diagnostic procedures in accordance with relevant health concerns of the patient.
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • Maintains records and write orders and progress notes in patient charts as to status, treatments, and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records.
  • Provides follow-up health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established with the supervising physician.
  • Communicates with physicians, patients, and the family members of patients concerning patient care.
  • Collaborates with providers, and practice staff in identifying appropriate patients for care management.
  • Provides nighttime (7pm – 7am) cross-coverage for an average of 150-180 patients with in-house physician support available at all times.
  • Offers backup support to rapid response nurses for patients experiencing decompensation.
  • Contributes to the management of overnight admissions during surge situations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in nursing.          
  • Experience Required: 3 years of experience in inpatient internal medicine or ICU, preferably during night shifts. Prior experience as a night-shift RN preferred.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Texas Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN-NP), and Acute Care Certification. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7181709 (Ref:17205-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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