Staff Nurse - Inpatient -WOO GI Special Procedures Suite (Days)

 
Position: Staff Nurse - Inpatient -WOO GI Special Procedures Suite (Days)

Job ID: 141481

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO SPECIAL PROCEDURES SUITE

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3:30p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016. 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 Staff Nurse—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principles and cost effective care. We need someone who can collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care.

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Responsibilities :

Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problem, and detects changes in patient status Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family Evaluates and documents patient’s response to the care provided and recognizes the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discusses with the patient/family Educates patient and family Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others Participates in achieving hospital/ unit goals

 

 



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 Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science Ability to observe, assess, intervene, evaluate, care and counsel Administration of medications or treatments Administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures Developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills Demonstrate good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication and operate unit specific equipment

 

 

Here are the procedures that are typically done in a GI procedure area: GI Procedure Suite supports three specialty services:

 

1. Gastroenterology procedures including esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy and ERCP for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Percutaneous liver biopsy, paracentesis, pH studies, breath hydrogen analysis, capsule endoscopy, and motility studies are also performed.

2. Pulmonary procedures including bronchoscopy with or without broncheoalveolar lavage and biopsy, chest tube placement and thoracentesis.

3. Renal procedures including percutaneous kidney biopsy, and dialysis

catheter insertion.

 

 

 



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