Position: Registered Nurse (RN) - Vascular Access Team
Job ID: 164512
Department: Vascular Access Team
Talent Area: Registered Nurse
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: 7a - 7p
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.
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.
We are searching for a Registered Nurse for our Main Campus Vascular Access Team (Pediatric and Adult) —someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll provide quality 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. We need someone who can collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care.
Think you got what it takes?
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Diploma in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred)
VA-BC Certification Highly Preferred
Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas
Must have an active BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association
Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science
Ability to observe, assess, intervene, evaluate, care and counsel
Administration of medications or treatments
Administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures
Developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices
Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
Demonstrate good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication
Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problem, and detects changes in patient status
Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care
Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with 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
Educates patient and family
Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching
Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner
Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others
Participates in achieving hospital/ unit goals
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!