RN Manager of Transport

Position: RN Manager of Transport

Job ID: 402480

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pediatric ICU 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 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.


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


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 
  • Lic-Registered Nurses from the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas 
  • Cert-Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association, Cert-PALS from the American Heart Association, Cert-Neonatal Resuscitation Program from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association, Cert-Adv Cardiac LS ACLS from the American Heart Association, and Neonatal Pediatric Transport from a national certification corporation required 
  • US Passport/Int'l Doc from US Department of State or other appropriate documentation allowing international travel 
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse, Cert-Acute/CCRN Neonatal, or Cert-Acute/CCRN Pediatric, from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses OR Cert Ped Emergency RN from Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing 
  • 5 years of critical care experience


  • 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
  • Serves as liaison between physicians, family members, nursing staff, and ancillary departments
  • Provides supervision of the Mission Control team to ensure efficient operations in the transfer process and management of beds
  • Assists departmental leadership in the recruitment, orientation, and training of new staff
  • Monitors productivity and assures that staffing. And resources are aligned with patient care and operational needs
  • Participates in quality initiatives to develop and monitor clinical outcomes during transport
  • Aligns departmental goals with organizational mission and strategic plan
  • 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

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