Registered Nurse (RN)- Physician Practice- PW (8a-5p)

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN)- Physician Practice- PW (8a-5p)

Job ID: 146431

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TCWSH PHYSICIAN - ZEPEDA

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

Summary:

We are searching for a Physician Practice Staff Nurse at Pavilion for Women (8a-5p) - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll assist in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per practice protocol. You’ll be responsible for gathering information, assessing, and providing direct care to patients.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Prepares patient for examination per practice protocol
  • Assists provider, as directed, during treatments and examinations
  • Completes treatments as directed by provider
  • Documents all interventions per practice protocol
  • Administers medication as directed by physician and documents in the medical record per practice protocol
  • Provides patient/family education as instructed by the physician and documents in the medical record per practice protocol
  • Assesses patient's eligibility for referral by verifying coverage with payor prior to initiating referral
  • Collects specimens and performs laboratory test
  • Troubleshoots and documents instrument problems and makes minor adjustments, when applicable, by consulting instrument manual and the appropriate technical support service


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
  • BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
  • 2+ years of RN OB/GYN experience is preferred


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