Registered Nurse (RN), Outpatient - Plastic Surgery Clinic (Days)

Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Outpatient - Plastic Surgery Clinic (Days)

Job ID: 150200

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Plastic Surgery Clinic

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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 Outpatient 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, implementing, coordinating, educating, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered care and supporting end-of-life situations


BSN Strongly Preferred

Outpatient Nursing Experience Strongly Preferred

Experience working in a very fast-paced setting Strongly Preferred


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Responsibilities :


  • Uses appropriate evidence-based assessment, complex interviewing techniques, and instruments related to ambulatory care nursing in collecting pertinent patient, family, or population specific data



  • Collects subjective and objective health status data from multiple sources (patients, caregivers, members of the health care team, documents records, and other relevant sources)



  • Develops and continuously updates an individualized plan for patients seeking care for health promotion, health maintenance, or health-related situational problems



  • Includes the patient, family, appropriate caregivers, and other health care professionals in making shared decisions about prioritizing plans and strategies



  • Prioritizes interventions and implements the plan of care in partnership with the patient, family, caregivers, and other health care professionals in a timely manner



  • Utilizes evidence-based nursing interventions during clinical visits, telephone encounters, and electronic communications according to state regulations, regulatory agency standards, and organizational policies and procedures



  • Organizes components of the plan and delegate appropriate interventions to care team members based on their demonstrated competency, state practice acts, available evidence-based guidelines, regulatory and governmental standards, and organizational policies with defined outcome measures



  • Orients the patient, family, caregiver to the health care delivery system, services, access to care, and available resources



  • Conducts a systematic, ongoing, and criterion-based evaluation of the outcomes of nursing care in relation to the structures and processes prescribed by the plan and the indicated timeline







  • Bachelor’s, associate’s, or technical degree in nursing



  • Registered Nurses License by Board of Nursing for the State of Texas



  • Basic Life Support Certified by American Heart Association



  • 1 year of professional nursing (RN) experience



  • New hires and current employees who enter the role effective 4/1/19 require either (1) a bachelor's degree or (2) an associate's degree or technical diploma with current enrollment in a BSN program and a signed agreement to obtain a BSN



  • Current employees already in RN-required jobs who enter the role effective 4/1/19 require either a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, an Associate's degree in Nursing, or a Technical Diploma in Nursing



  • Current incumbents who were in the job prior to 4/1/19, require either a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, an Associate's degree in Nursing or a Technical Diploma in Nursing




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