Staff Nurse - Acute and Critical Care Team (ICUs)

Position: Staff Nurse - Acute and Critical Care Team (ICUs)

Job ID: 149285

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Nursing Float

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Nights

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 an - Acute and Critical Care Float Nurse — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. 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 principles and cost-effective care.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

·         Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner

·         Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problems, and detects changes in patient status

·         Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care

·         Implements high quality, cost-effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family

·         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

·         Educates patient and family

·         Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching

·         Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills

·         Maintains professional development of self and participates in the development of others

·         Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals


·         Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or diploma in nursing

·         Bachelor’s degree in nursing is preferred

·         Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas

·         ICU/Critical Care Experience and Pediatric experience

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