Registered Nurse (RN)- Inpatient- Operating Room

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN)- Inpatient- Operating Room

Job ID: 155090

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Operating Room

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3p-11p

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.

Summary:

We are searching for an Inpatient Staff Nurse to working in the Full Time Operating Room (Main OR)-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will 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.

 

Full Time- 3p-11p M-F plus call

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Collects and analyzes data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
  • Discusses the patient’s plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and documents in the medical record as appropriate
  • Determines which standards of care and practice apply to the patient; coordinates and communicates this information to other health care team members, in order to meet patient needs
  • Implements and individualizes plan of care based on nursing assessment, reflecting the bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs of the patient/family
  • Evaluates and documents patient’s response to the care provided and recognizes the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discusses with the patient/family
  • Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
  • Demonstrates appropriate delegation and prioritization skills related to patient interventions and therapies
  • Acts as a resource in educating new employees and other members of the team to ensure the delivery of quality patient care


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
  • Associate’s degree or technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement required
  • RN license from the Board of Nursing of the State of Texas required
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 1-year professional nursing experience required
  • Operating room experience preferred 


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