About Texas Children's HospitalTexas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in nearly 50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance. 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 RN - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide direct and telephone nursing care, health teaching, patient advocacy, supervision and coordination of care given by others, and the coordination of services required for patients outside the ambulatory care setting in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Assist in the collection of patient and family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol
Collect and document vital signs, BMI, height, weight, and reason for visit with 100% accuracy
Document current medications, allergies, and other information per practice protocol with 100% accuracy
Assist provider as directed during treatments, examinations, and testing within scope of practice
Participate as a member of the care team and work with members of the team to reach the goals of the patien
Coordinate patient care by following up on lab results, ER visits, or any part of care that needs coordination
Participate in quality improvement initiatives that support patient care
Administer medication and immunizations
Document all clinical patient phone calls per organization recommendations
Document eligibility in medical records per practice protocol
Demonstrate creating SMILES and AIDET philosophies to patients, families and, co-workers
Perform and document scheduled quality control, instrumental maintenance, and calibration procedures according to manufacturer information
Communicate any quality control issues, proficiency issues, and/or instrument failures to Lab Medical Director and Practice Manager as they occur
High School Diploma or GED required
A diploma in nursing required
Registered Nurse license for the State of Texas required
Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association required
Knowledge of pediatric assessment and treatment