Manager - Transport/Mission Control Registered Nurse

Position: Manager - Transport/Mission Control Registered Nurse

Job ID: 158161

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Transport Services

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a RN Manager of Transport/Mission Control -- 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?

Responsibilities :

  • 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


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

Apply Now
Current Texas Children’s employees – Please click here to login.
Create Profile or Log In Search Careers