Transport Registered Nurse - Medical Center

 
Position: Transport Registered Nurse - Medical Center

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: Multiple Shifts

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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Transport Nurse — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide quality nursing care, treatment, and stabilization of critically ill patients during transport. The Transport RN will oversee all aspects of patient care during transport. As the code responder/rapid response nurse, the RN will work in collaboration with the medical control and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) to assess, treat, and stabilize the patient, family, or visitor until the patient is moved to a higher level of care if indicated.

 

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Responsibilities :

• Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care to critically ill patients including neonates, pediatric and adult patients
• Demonstrates commitment and dedication to patients and families
• Ensure smooth and safe program operations
• Responsible for maintaining professional development of self and others
• Demonstrates commitment to program development and quality initiatives



Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree or Technical Degree in Nursing
• Lic-Registered Nurses from the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas, Cert-Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association, Cert-PALS from the American Heart Association, Cert-Neonatal Resusci Prog from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association required

• Cert-Adv Cardiac LS ACLS from the American Heart Association, and Neonatal Pediatric Transport form a national certification corporation required
• US Passport/Int'l Doc from US Department of State or other appropriate documentation allowing international travel
• Critical Care Registered Nurse, Cert-Acute/CCRN Neonatal, or Cert-Acute/CCRN Pediatric, from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses

OR
• Cert Ped Emergency RN from Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing
• 2 years of critical care experience in a pediatric or neonatal intensive care setting or Pediatric Emergency Center experience in a Level 1 trauma center with CPEN certification (3 years preferred)



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