Staff Nurse Outpatient- Specialty Care (Austin, TX)

 
Position: Staff Nurse Outpatient- Specialty Care (Austin, TX)

Job ID: 164634

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Austin Mopac Spec Care

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Registered Nurse (RN)  — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide direct and telephone nursing care, health teaching, patient advocacy, supervision and coordination of care given by others, and the coordination of services required for patients outside the ambulatory care setting in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

 

Located in Austin, TX

Hours: M-F 8:00a- 4:30p



Responsibilities :

  • Uses appropriate evidence-based assessment, complex interviewing techniques and instruments related to ambulatory care nursing in collection pertinent patient, family, or population specific data
  • Develops and continuously updates an individualized plan for patients seeking care for health promotion, health malignance, or health-related situational problems
  • Prioritizes interventions and implements the plan of care in partnership with the patient, family, caregivers, and other health care professionals in a timely manner
  • Conducts a reevaluation and follow-up of care delivered based on the patient’s needs, the patient’s condition, or the patient’s request
  • Incorporates the patient’s families’ and caregiver’s ability to understand and participate in the plan of care
  • Uses ongoing reassessment data to revise the diagnoses, expected outcomes, and implementation of the plan as needed
  • Demonstrates patient advocacy as evidenced in response to patient care issues and collaboration with the health care team


Qualifications:

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 Or Associates Degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement 
    Or Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN.
  • Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required.
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact 
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 1 year of professional nursing experience required
  • Previous Outpatient experience preferred
  • Previous pediatric experience a plus


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