Drug Diversion Specialist -- RN -- (Risk Management Dept.)

Position: Drug Diversion Specialist -- RN -- (Risk Management Dept.)

Job ID: 147312

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Risk Management

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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.


We are searching for a Drug Diversion Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. This role will provide oversight and direction for the daily operations of the drug diversion prevention, detection, and response program.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Establishes and maintains an effective drug diversion education program
  • Oversees effectiveness and scope of drug diversion prevention program
  • Provides assessment, treatment, and follow-up of analytics reports and drug diversion response activities
  • Conducts drug surveillance and audits


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Registered Nurse License from the Texas Board of Nurses
  • Basic Life Support Certificate from American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years in investigations and investigative report processing
  • 8 years in healthcare 
  • Experience leading/ reporting complex and sensitive information to diverse groups 
  • Previous experience in trending and analyzing data
  • Thorough understanding of medication dispensing technology 
  • Trained in interview techniques 

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