Staff Nurse Urgent Care

 
Position: Staff Nurse Urgent Care

Job ID: 154428

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC Urgent Care - West Campus

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11a - 11p, Per Diem (Must give 5 shifts availability per month plus 1 weekend shift)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in  nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.   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 Urgent Care Staff Nurse - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll gather information, assess and provide direct care to patients. Works collaboratively with other member of the healthcare team to render age appropriate care.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection of patient/family data
  • Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per site protocol
  • Provides general patient care
  • Prepares patient for examination per site protocol
  • Administers medication and immunization
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per site protocol
  • Assists with education of patient/family
  • Provides patient/family education as instructed by the physician or site protocol
  • Coordinates referrals
  • Assures family has contact information for referral
  • Triages presenting patient complaint per site protocol
  • Triages phone calls per site protocol and within scope of site standards
  • Collects Specimens and Performs Laboratory Test
  • Verifies provider order and patient per site protocol
  • Demonstrates service philosophies to patients and families
  • Provides information regarding length of visit


Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accreditied school of Nursing
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
  • Basic Life Support certification required


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