Registered Nurse (RN), Outpatient – Austin

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Outpatient – Austin

Location: US-TX-Austin

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Specialty Care Centers provide specialized diagnostic care to treat a variety of pediatric diseases and conditions. Specialty Care Centers are staffed by expert Texas Children’s physicians, surgeons, therapists and clinical staff who work closely with a child’s primary-care physician to diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans. The first Texas Children’s Specialty Care location in Austin is expected to open in October 2018 in the north-central area of the city with nearly a dozen medical and surgical services under one roof, including the following sub-specialties and offerings: allergy and immunology; cardiology; dermatology; gastroenterology; neurology; developmental pediatrics; endocrine; pulmonary; ophthalmology; plastics; urology; and X-ray and ultrasound readings by Texas Children’s pediatric radiologists.  

Summary:

We are searching for an Outpatient RN—someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you’ll provide direct and telephone nursing care, health teaching, patient advocacy, coordination of care, and the coordination of services required for patients outside clinical setting. We need someone who can provide family-centered care to a culturally diverse population in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assesses patients
  • Coordinates, implements, and evaluates care plans
  • Collaborates with the patient, family, and members of the health care team to establish desired outcomes and to meet immediate and future health care needs
  • Educates patients, families and community
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills, communication, and customer service skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage time and resources in a cost-effective manner
  • Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others

 



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
  • 1 year of professional nursing experience
  • Knowledge of nursing functions, basic anatomy and physiology, and diagnostic procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate and perform generic and unit-based/critical competencies

 



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