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
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We are searching for a Staff Nurse – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide 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?
- Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized manner
- Collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
- Analyze situations, anticipate potential problems, and detect changes in patient status
- Identify patient’s needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
- Develop an individualized plan of care based upon the nursing assessment and re-prioritize as needed
- Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences and document it in the medical record
- Execute therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to establish standards of practice
- Evaluate and document the patient’s response to the care provided and recognize their progress toward meeting the desired outcome
- Identify actual/potential barrier to learning and utilize teaching strategies as appropriate
- Serve as a patient/family advocate while caring for the patients and collaborate with other health care team members
- Maintain confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
- Utilize patient supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner
- Administer and document medication and treatments in a timely manner
Attend mandatory training and developmental activities
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing or an associate’s degree, technical diploma, or current enrollment in a nursing bridge program is required
- RN and BLS certification required
- 1 year professional nursing experience
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