Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Emergency Department - West Campus
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Emergency Department - West Campus
Job ID: 400852
Department: WC Emergency Center
Talent Area: Registered Nurse
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: All Shifts (Part-Time and Full-Time)
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.
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.
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 is required
Current BLS from the American Heart Association is required
(1) year of professional nursing experience
Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
Collects and analyzes data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
Identifies patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
Re-prioritizes and updates plan of care based on new information and changes in the patient's condition; communicates this information to other health care team members and documents in the medical record
Discusses the patient's plan of care with family and/or significant individuals and documents in the medical record as appropriate
Evaluates and documents patient's response to the care provided and recognizes the patient's progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discusses with the patient/family
Formulates, implements, and documents individualized teaching plan based on patient/family assessment
Serves as a patient/family advocate while caring for patients and collaborating with 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 performances
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
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We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!