About Texas Children's HospitalTexas 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. 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.
We are searching for a 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 the assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
· Analyze situations, anticipate potential problem, and detect changes in patient status
· Re-prioritize and update the plan of care based on new information and changes to the patient’s condition, communicating this information to other health care team members and documenting it in the medical record
· Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences and document it in the medical record
· Assist the patients/family in implementing their role in the plan of care as appropriate
· Assess patient family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness
· Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
· Administer and document medications and treatments in a timely manner
· Demonstrate the willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance
· Participate in unit performance improvement initiatives
· Bachelor’s of Science in nursing (preferred), associate’s degree in nursing, or diploma in nursing
· Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the state of Texas
· One year of professional nursing experience
· Knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, PALS, and interdisciplinary collaboration