Registered Nurse (RN)- Nurse Data Collection Specialist- Heart Center

Position: Registered Nurse (RN)- Nurse Data Collection Specialist- Heart Center

Job ID: 155623

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   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.


Looking for a Registered Nurse (RN)- Nurse Data Collection Specialist for the Heart Center to take responsibility for the collection and reporting of patient and unit data that will promote alignment and clinical integration within the department. The data provided will ensure a comprehensive system of care to optimize strategic and operational coordination, improve outcomes for ill children and enhance the most efficient, safe and timely utilization of resources.
Think you have what it takes?
  • Pediatric congenital heart nursing experience preferred

Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate data entry, analysis and reporting as part of the comprehensive performance improvement process
  • Complete all data collection and data entry carefully and accurately per the database requirements for the highest level of data quality and integrity
  • Participate in the development of new project proposals
  • Conduct special projects and assignments at the direction of the Assistant Director and demonstrate evidence by review of completed project/new assignments 
  • Notify the site coordinator of any issues related to potential data error or inaccuracy
  • Work with the project leader to refine, augment and improve on data collectionn methodologies and queries
  • Provide input and assistance in data queries as required and into the development of data collection forms and method for tracking subjects


  • Bachelor's Degree in nursing Or Associates Degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN.
  • Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required.
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas is required
  • A minimum of 2 years clinical experience in a pediatric special care or equivalent unit

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