Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient – Neurology

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient – Neurology

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: Multiple Shifts available

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.     Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.     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 a Staff Nurse to work in our Neurology department and who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you must provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principals and cost effective care. You will be formally responsible for decisions that affect the patient’s plan of care. The plan of care includes the physical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, environmental, and educational needs of the patient and family.

 

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Responsibilities :

•Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
•Collects and analyzes data from the medical record to coordinate patient care
•Discusses the patient’s plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and documents in the medical record as appropriate
•Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences and documents in the medical record
•Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching
•Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members
•Demonstrates the ability to problem solve, identifies appropriate resources, adapt to ongoing change, and handle conflict management with a professional and supportive attitude
•Maintains confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
•Attends mandatory training and development activities and meets institutional and departmental health and safety requirements by established deadline
•Remains current in unit/hospital information.



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
•One (1) year of professional nursing experience
•Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science; observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care, and counsel
•Ability to operate unit specific equipment
•Knowledge of nursing practices, policies, and procedures



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