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.
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We are searching for a Transport Nurse - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide quality nursing care, treatment and stabilization of critically ill during transport. You will oversee all aspects of patient care during transport.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care to critically ill patients including neonates, pediatric and adult patients in an evidenced-based and family- centered manner during transport and as code/rapid response RN
- Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills and autonomously evaluate critically ill patients, provide therapeutic intervention, emergency interventions and preparation for transport
- Provides care and treatment with other health care team members for life support and/or stabilization of critically ill patients
- Collaborates with other health care team members to problem solve, implement treatment modalities and interventions in an effort to maximize patient outcomes
- Demonstrates commitment and dedication to patients and families
- Demonstrates positive attitude and effective interpersonal skills when interacting with patients, families, visitors and members of the health care team
- Communicates effectively and maintains positive interpersonal relationships in working with colleagues, patients, families , outside institutions/agencies and the public
- Demonstrates the ability to problem solve and adapt to ongoing change and handle conflict management with a professional supportive attitude
- Keeps family informed of a patient condition and plan of care
- Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for the patient and family
- Maintains confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
- Demonstrates commitment to program development and quality initiatives
- Ensures smooth safe program operations
- Ensures team shift responsibilities are completed: equipment checks, supply and medication inventory, maintains a state of readiness
- Responsible for maintaining professional development of self and others
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Diploma in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred)
- Two (2) years of critical care experience in a pediatric or neonatal intensive care setting or two (2) years pediatric Emergency Center experience in a Level 1 trauma center with CPEN certification
- Current RN licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association
- Certification Critical Care Nurses (CCRN) issued by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses or Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) issued by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing
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