Staff Nurse - Inpatient, PACU

 
Position: Staff Nurse - Inpatient, PACU

Job ID: 146288

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PACU

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-6:30p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms. 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 PACU– someone 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

 

  • Prefers prior ICU and/or PACU experience



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