About Texas Children's HospitalTexas 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 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 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