Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Medical Center Campus - NICU Levels 2, 3 and 4
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Medical Center Campus - NICU Levels 2, 3 and 4
Job ID: 32498
Department: Texas Children's Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: Full Time Nights and Days 7p - 7a, 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 Staff Nurses for our NICU Teams Level 2, 3 and 4! This posting is the main NICU posting for our Houston Medical Center Campus - please check above in the "Shift Description" to see which levels are hiring and what shifts we have available!
We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced 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’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 or other degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
1 year of professional nursing experience
The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of unit-specific equipment, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, PALS, and interdisciplinary collaboration
Previous NICU or ICU experience highly preferred!
Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs
Collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
Analyze situations, anticipate potential problems, and detect changes in patient status
Identify each patient’s needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
Develop an individualized plan of care based upon the nursing assessment and re-prioritize and change as necessary
Determine which standards of care and practice apply to the patient and coordinate among other health team members as appropriate
Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences
Execute therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards
Evaluate and document the patient’s response to the care provided and recognize their progress towards the desired outcome
Identify actual/potential barriers to learning and utilize various teaching strategies to overcome them as appropriate
Act as a resource in educating new employees/team members
Participate in achieving hospital/unit goals, structures, and priorities
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!