About Texas Children's HospitalSince 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 Staff Nurse (inpatient Cardiology)—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principles and cost effective care. We need someone who can collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
• Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
• Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problem, and detects changes in patient status
• Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care
• Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family
• Evaluates and documents patient’s response to the care provided and recognizes the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discusses with the patient/family
• Educates patient and family
• Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching
• Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
• Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner
• Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others
• Participates in achieving hospital/ unit goals
• 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
• Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science
• Ability to observe, assess, intervene, evaluate, care and counsel
• Administration of medications or treatments
• Administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures
• Developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices
• Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication and operate unit specific equipment