About Texas Children's HospitalTexas 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.
We are searching for a part time 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?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
· Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs
· 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 each 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 and change as necessary
· Determine which standards of care and practice apply to the patient and coordinate among other health team members as appropriate
· Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences
· Execute therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards
· Evaluate and document the patient’s response to the care provided and recognize their progress towards the desired outcome
· Identify actual/potential barriers to learning and utilize various teaching strategies to overcome them as appropriate
· Maintain confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
· Act as a resource in educating new employees/team members
· Participate in achieving hospital/unit goals, structures, and priorities
Skills & Requirements
· Bachelor's degree in nursing or other degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
· Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas and current BLS certification is required
· 1 year of professional nursing experience
· The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of unit-specific equipment, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, PALS, and interdisciplinary collaboration