Manager, Transport/Mission Control (RN)

Position: Manager, Transport/Mission Control (RN)

Job ID: 166877

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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Job Summary:

We are searching for a Manager of Transport/Mission Control (RN) -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will have 24-hour accountability for the clinical, educational, administrative, and operational activities of the Transport Services/Mission Control team. You will work collaboratively with departmental leadership to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient and family centered care.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nursing Licensure Compact required
  • PALS certification from the American Heart Association required within 4 months of hire
  • NRP certification from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association required within 4 months of hire
  • ACLS certification from the American Heart Association required within 6 months of hire
  • US passport required
  • CPEN from the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing required
  • CCRN NEO or CCRN PED from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses required
  • C-NPT from the National Certification Corporation required within 18 months of hire
  • 5 years’ experience in clinical nursing care required
  • Transport experience preferred


  • Maintains clinical competence of nursing staff and ensures the delivery of high-quality, age-appropriate, family-centered and cost-effective care
  • Provides supervision of nursing and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) staff and coordinates care needs during and after transport
  • Assists departmental leadership in the recruitment, orientation, and training of new staff
  • Participates in quality initiatives to develop and monitor clinical outcomes during transport
  • Coordinates and collaborates with stakeholders to create collaborative work relationships that drive performance and quality outcomes in a timely and effective manner
  • Reviews and reports department data so stakeholders have the information needed to identify trends such as business development opportunities and shifts in transfer volume
  • Collaborates with the management team to budget for expected levels of revenue and provide reporting on status and changes in revenue

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