Staff Nurse - Inpatient PEDI RADIOLOGY

 
Position: Staff Nurse - Inpatient PEDI RADIOLOGY

Job ID: 154109

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - NURSING

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 6:30p, 4 10-hour shifts each week

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 a Staff Nurse, Inpatient - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide nursing care to patients receiving a diagnostic imaging study by ensuring patient comfort and safety while collaborating with the Radiology staff to optimize patient throughput.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

 



Responsibilities :

  • Assesses patient prior to the initiation of sedation
  • Initiates sedation and monitors patient during course of the Radiologic examination or intervention
  • Recovers patient from sedation and/or interventional procedure
  • Collaborates with the team members of the various modalities in achieving completion of intervention or diagnostic examination
  • Educates patient and family to the intervention or diagnostic examination and discharge care
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional, interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
  • Manages time and resources in a cost-effective manner
  • Maintains professional development of self and participates in development of others
  • Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals

 



Qualifications:

  • 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, ACLS, and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Experience preferred PACU, ICU, ER, or Radiology


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