About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.
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We are searching for an Inpatient Staff Nurse — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family-centered principals and cost-effective care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
- Collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
- Identify each patient’s needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
- Re-prioritize and update the plan of care based on new information and changes in the patient’s condition, communicating this information to other health care team members and documenting in the medical record
- Discuss the patient’s plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and document in the medical record as appropriate
- Evaluate and document the patient’s response to the care provided, recognize the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes, and discuss with the patient/family
- Formulate, implement, and document individualized teaching plans based on the patient/family assessment
- Serve as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members
- Administer and document medications and treatments in a timely manner
- Demonstrate a willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance
- Bachelor’s of Science in nursing, associate’s degree in nursing, or diploma in nursing (Bachelor’s of Science preferred)
- Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the state of Texas
- One (1) year of professional nursing experience
- Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science; observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care and counsel; health teaching of persons who are ill; health or prevention of illness
- Understanding of administration of medications or treatments and nursing practices
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