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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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.
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We are searching for a Registered Nurse for our Outpatient Cardiac Clinicsomeone to 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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Cardiac background
- Pediatric experience
- Ambulatory experience a plus
• 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).
• Prioritizes data collection activities based on the patient’s, groups, or population’s immediate health need or the nurse’s judgment of anticipated patient needs.
• Synthesizes available data, information, and nursing knowledge relevant to the presenting health situation to identify patterns and variances.
• Prioritizes the data and information collected based on the patient’s or population’s condition and preferences, the situation, and/or anticipated needs.
• Documents the information and data collected in a retrievable, understandable, and readable format.
• 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.
• 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.
• Conducts a reevaluation and follow-up of care delivered based on the patient’s needs, the patient’s condition, or the patient’s request.
• Evaluates, in collaboration with the patient/family/caregiver, the effectiveness of the planned strategies in relation to patient responses and the attainment of the expected outcomes.
• Uses ongoing reassessment data to revise the diagnoses, expected outcomes, and implementation of the plan as needed.
• Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients, families, visitors, peers and other healthcare team members to generate a feeling of trust and caring.
• Responds to requests in a compassionate, courteous, and timely manner.
• Demonstrates patient advocacy as evidenced in response to patient care issues and collaboration with the health care team.
• 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
• Knowledge of nursing functions, basic anatomy and physiology, and diagnostic procedures.
• The ability to demonstrate and perform generic and population specific critical competencies including the specific care of age and diagnosis appropriate patients
• Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills
• Utilize time and resources in a cost effective manner
• Demonstrate flexibility
• Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
• Utilize a personal computer to include word processing and basic office equipment
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