About Texas Children's HospitalFounded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area. 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 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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•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
•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