Registered Nurse - Flex Team, West Campus

 
Position: Registered Nurse - Flex Team, West Campus

Job ID: 151251

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC NURSING OPS FLOAT

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Nights

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas 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 14,000+ 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 Registered Nurse to work on our Flex Team (West Campus) who can work well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you’ll provide quality nursing care to critical care 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?

  • ICU / Critical Care experience
  • Pediatric experience
  • can work nights

 



Responsibilities :

  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, 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
  • Identifies patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
  • 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
  • Discusses the patient's plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and documents in the medical record as appropriate
  • 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
  • Formulates, implements, and documents individualized teaching plan based on patient/family assessment
  • Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with other health care team members
  • Administers and documents medications and treatments in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performances


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing Or Associates Degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN.
  • Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required.
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas is required
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association is required
  • (1) year of professional nursing experience


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