Registered Nurse - Outpatient (Orthopedic Surgery) WC

 
Position: Registered Nurse - Outpatient (Orthopedic Surgery) WC

Job ID: 145448

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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.

Summary:

We are searching for an Outpatient Staff Nurse—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital environment. In this position you’ll provide direct and telephone nursing care, health teaching, patient advocacy, coordination of care, and the coordination of services required for patients outside clinical setting. We need someone who can provide family centered care to a culturally diverse population in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.

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Responsibilities :

•Assesses patients
•Coordinates the plans of care
•Collaborates with the patient, family and members of the health care team to establish desired outcomes and to meet immediate and future health care needs
•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 in a cost effective manner
•Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others



Qualifications:

•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 and physiology, and diagnostic procedures
•Ability to demonstrate and perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies



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