About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.
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We are searching for a Staff Nurse Inpatient PICU (Katy Campus) - who can work well in a fast-paced hospital environment. 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 principals and cost effective care.
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- ICU and/or Pediatric experience
- 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
- Collects and analyzes data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
- Identifies patient’s needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
- Re-prioritizes and updates plan of care based on new information and changes in the patient’s condition; communicates this information to other health care team members and documents in the medical record
- Discusses the patient’s plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and documents in the medical record as appropriate
- 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
- Formulates, implements, and documents individualized teaching plan based on patient/family assessment
- Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members
- Administers and documents medications and treatments in a timely manner
- Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performances
- 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
- 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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