Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient (Southwest Health Center)

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN) - Outpatient (Southwest Health Center)

Job ID: 149024

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCHPC - SOUTHWEST PEDIATRICS

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 8p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) is the largest Texas Medicaid managed care organization, and is part of the Texas Children’s healthcare system. Founded in 1996, TCHP is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children and pregnant women. Our plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area. Currently the Health Plan serves more than 450,000 members across three service areas (Harris, Jefferson, North East). Members of the plan receive care from our network of more than 4,000 primary care physicians, 8,000 specialists, and 110 hospitals. They can also receive care at The Center for Children and Women, a patient and family-centered medical home with two convenient locations for TCHP members who can have all their medical needs met in one place, receiving multiple services the same day. TCHP is a recognized leader at encouraging holistic care that empowers families to live healthier lives.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit www.texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities.   You can also learn more about our amazing culture at www.infinitepassion.org

Summary:

We are searching for an Outpatient RN-someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital 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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Responsibilities :

•Assesses patients

•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



Qualifications:

•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

•AHA BLS for Health Care Providers Certification
•Knowledge of nursing functions, basic anatomy and physiology, and diagnostic procedures
•Ability to demonstrate and perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies



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