Registered Nurse (RN) Inpatient, Operating Room

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN) Inpatient, Operating Room

Location: US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Katy, US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Shift: Multiple Shifts

About Texas Children's Hospital

The Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital represents more than 120 pediatric-focused surgeons who are also faculty members at Baylor College of Medicine. Our surgeons, advanced practice providers and more than 800 Texas Children's Hospital staff members are dedicated to caring for and improving the health of children through patient care, education and research. Our team's tireless efforts are evident in our more than 30,000 operative cases and 180,000 outpatient clinic visits performed last year. Our team is dedicated to caring for children in and around the greater Houston area through our 7 community health centers and specialty care clinics and 3 Texas Children's Hospital locations. Additionally, we take great pride in caring for children not only from the greater Houston area and Texas but from all 50 states and over 60 countries around the globe. The Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital represents a dedicated team of focused professionals in the following disciplines: - Anesthesiology - Bariatric - Congenital Heart - Dental - Maternal / Fetal Medicine - Neurosurgery - Obstetrics / Gynecology - Ophthalmology - Orthopedics - Otolaryngology - Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Pediatric Surgery - Plastic Surgery - Robotics - Spine - Transplant Services - Urology

Summary:

We are searching for Operating Room Registered Nurses to join our many highly respected surgical teams.  Are you someone who would work well in an innovative, world renowned Pediatric and Maternal / Fetal Care Organization? 



Responsibilities :

  • 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 


Qualifications:

In this position, you will provide excellent nursing care to patients by:

  • Collecting and analyzing data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care 
  • Discuss the patient’s plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and document in the medical record as appropriate
  • Determines which standards of care and practice apply to the patient; coordinate and communicate this information to other health care team members, in order to meet patient needs
  • Implementing an individualized plan of care based on nursing assessment, reflecting the bio-physical, psycho-social, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs of the patient/family
  • Evaluate and document patient’s response to the care provided and recognize the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discuss with the patient/family
  • Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
  • Demonstrate 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


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