Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - PACU

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - PACU

Job ID: 155359

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW OR - SDS/PACU

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Per Diem. Weekday shifts. 3 shifts per month. Hours vary per shift mostly mid shift.

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   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 Inpatient Staff Nurse -- 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.

 

This is a per diem position working 1-2 shifts per month in SDS/PACU.

 

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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
  • 2 plus years of PACU or ICU experience preferred


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