Nurse Coordinator - DSRIP Plastic Surgery

Position: Nurse Coordinator - DSRIP Plastic Surgery

Job ID: 143439

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Nurse Coordinator dealing with a multi-disciplinary plastic surgery clinic – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will support excellence in clinical practice and the care of patients in accordance with their developmental stages. You will coordinate the daily operations of the service by assisting the physicians, promoting the development of other nurse professionals, demonstrating clinical expertise and implementation of the Department’s philosophy and standards of nursing practice. You will be responsible for the coordination of care for the patient and family as they move across the continuum.


This role incorporates both administrative control as well as clinical hands-on tasks.  You must be a Registered Nurse to qualify for this position. We prefer someone with experience in plastic surgery and particularly cranial facial pediatrics.


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Responsibilities :

  • Collaborates with health care team to assist in the assessment of the patient/family throughout the patient’s care
  • Implements and documents plan of care, analyzes situations, anticipates problems, and takes an appropriate course of action based upon department’s protocols
  • Gives support and understanding to parents with emphasis on educating them to the importance of the screening process
  • Ensures that parents are informed of the examination results and when the next screening exam is scheduled
  • Demonstrates consistent positive interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families, and visitors to generate a feeling of trust and caring
  • Formulates, implements, and documents individual teaching plans based on patient/family assessment
  • Demonstrates ability to resolve conflict resolution with a professional, constructive, and supportive attitude

  • Participates in the coordination and data collection for research directed at improving patient care
  • Determines patient needs and priorities for care with special consideration given to patient teaching as documented on the Patient Teaching Record
  • Maintains ongoing and open communication with the perioperative/cath lab team and other related areas


  • Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Nursing - Bachelor's preferred
  • At least three (3) years of experience in Nursing
  • Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas 
  • Ability to operate all types of equipment and perform special procedures in the assigned nursing area; be flexible to meet the needs of the personnel and unit on a 24 hour basis; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills; be self-directed and organized; and demonstrate basic computer skills

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