RN Outpatient- Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

 
Position: RN Outpatient- Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Job ID: 153965

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: LT ACHD OUTPATIENT

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, 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.   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. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

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.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Uses appropriate evidence-based assessment, complex interviewing techniques and instruments related to ambulatory care nursing in collection pertinent patient, family, or population specific data
  • Develops and continuously updates an individualized plan for patients seeking care for health promotion, health malignance, or health-related situational problems
  • Prioritizes interventions and implements the plan of care in partnership with the patient, family, caregivers, and other health care professionals in a timely manner
  • Conducts a reevaluation and follow-up of care delivered based on the patient’s needs, the patient’s condition, or the patient’s request
  • Incorporates the patient’s families’ and caregiver’s ability to understand and participate in the plan of care
  • Uses ongoing reassessment data to revise the diagnoses, expected outcomes, and implementation of the plan as needed
  • Demonstrates patient advocacy as evidenced in response to patient care issues and collaboration with the health care team


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree or technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement required
  • Associate’s degree in a related field accepted by the Texas Board of Nursing for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining an RN license, or must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN
  • Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required
  • RN license from the Board of Nursing for the state of Texas required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 1-year professional nursing experience required


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