About Texas Children's HospitalTexas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in nearly 50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.
We are searching for an Outpatient Staff Nurse - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide direct and telephone nursing care, health teaching, patient advocacy, supervision and coordination of care given by others, and the coordination of services required for patients outside the ambulatory care setting in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
•Plans process of care
•Implements plan of care
•Evaluates plan of care
•Educates patients, families, and community
•Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills, communication, and customer service skills
•Demonstrates the ability to manage time and resources for a typical patient assignment in a cost effective manner
•Functions as Patient Care Coordinator
•Remains current in unit/hospital information
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Diploma in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred)
•Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas
•1 year of professional nursing experience
•Knowledge of nursing functions, basic anatomy/physiology, and diagnostic procedures
•Ability to demonstrate and perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies including the specific care of age and diagnosis appropriate for patients
•Ability to demonstrate positive interpersonal skills
•Ability to utilize time and resources in a cost effective manner
•Ability to demonstrate flexibility and good verbal/written communication skills
•Ability to perform delegation
•Ability to operate basic medical equipment and read/analyze basic medical equipment
•Ability to utilize a personal computer to include word processing and basic office equipment
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