Registered Nurse (RN), Staff Nurse Texas Children's Urgent Care - Vintage

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Staff Nurse Texas Children's Urgent Care - Vintage

Job ID: 158257

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC URGENT CARE - VINTAGE

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4p - 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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 13,000 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 Urgent Care Nurse for our TCUC Vintage Location. 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

Highly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pediatric/ ER experience (catheters, POTC testing, IV access, and medication administration).


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