Registered Nurse (RN) - TCP Fannin

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN) - TCP Fannin

Job ID: 148730

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCP FANNIN

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8A -5P, rotating Saturdays

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas 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

Summary:

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?



Responsibilities :

  • 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

  • Triage patients

  • Document all clinical patient phone calls per organization recommendations

  • Coordinate referrals

  • 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

 



Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Proficient in treatments such as nebulizer, ear irrigation, and dressing changes
  • Ability to use a thermometer, scale, sphygmomanometer/stethoscope, butterfly needles, hearing/vision screening equipment, pulse oximetry, tympanometry, and basic laboratory such as a microscope, centrifuge, hematology analyzer, and specimen collection
  • Fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred


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