Staff Nurse - Inpatient

 
Position: Staff Nurse - Inpatient

Job ID: 149375

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO EMERGENCY CENTER

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a

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.   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.

Summary:

We are searching for an Inpatient RN - 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. You will also be formally responsible for providing input into policies associated with the job’s purpose and essential responsibilities. Lastly, you will be responsible for decisions that affect the patient’s plan of care. The plan of care includes the physical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, environmental, and educational needs of the patient and family.

 

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, 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 
  • Determines which standards of care and practice apply to the patient; coordinates and communicates this information to other health care team members in order to meet patient needs 
  • 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 
  • Implements and individualizes plan of care based on nursing assessment, reflecting the biophysical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs of the patient/family 
  • Executes therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards of practice and appropriate policies and procedures related to care delivery 
  • 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 
  • Identifies and documents changes in patient’s condition and/or abnormal findings and uses appropriate problem solving and interventions 
  • Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching 
  • Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members 
  • Demonstrates the ability to problem solve, identifies appropriate resources, adapts to ongoing change, and handles conflict management with a professional and supportive attitude

 



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
  • One year of professional nursing experience (ER experience preferred)
  • AHA BLS for Health Care Providers Certification
  • Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science, observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care and counsel
  • Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
  • Good time and resource management skills
  • Demonstration of flexibility
  • Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills


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