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 an associate’s degree, technical diploma, or current enrollment in a nursing bridge program is required
- Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact
- BLS certification with American Heart Association are required
- One (1) year of professional nursing experience
- Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental ( age – appropriate), culture, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner.
- Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problem, and detects changes in patient status
- Re-prioritizes and updates plan of care based on new information and changes to the patient’s condition; communicates this information to other health care team members and documents in the medical record.
- Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences and documents in the medical record
- Assists patients/family in implementing their role in the plan of care as appropriate
- Assess patient family learning needs capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching.
- Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members.
- Administers and documents medications and treatments in a timely manner.
- Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance.
- Participate in unit performance improvement initiatives.