Registered Nurse (PACU), Night Shift, full time - North Austin, TX
Position: Registered Nurse (PACU), Night Shift, full time - North Austin, TX
Job ID: 402520
Department: ATXNC PRE-OPERATIVE AND POST-A
Talent Area: Registered Nurse
Full/Part Time: Full time
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
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 Registered Nurse -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate care that incorporates family-centered principles and cost-effective care.
Location: North Austin
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Assists in the collection of patient/family data that may include biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and environmental information per site protocol
Collects and documents vital signs, height/weight and reason for visit
Prepares patient for examination per site protocol
Assists provider, as directed, during treatments, examinations and testing as directed by provider and within scope of site
Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per site protocol
Documents administration of medication and immunizations in the medical record per site protocol
Provides patient/family education as instructed by the physician or site protocol
Documents such education in the medical record
Triages presenting patient complaint per site protocol
Verifies provider order and patient per site protocol
Collects and processes specimen according to manufacturer’s instructions and using proper technique
Demonstrates service philosophies to patients and families
Skills & Requirements
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 one of the following:
Associate degree in Nursing with Acceptance or Current Enrollment in A BSN Program and Signed Agreement
An associate degree in a Related Field Accepted by the Texas Board of Nursing for The Purposes of Obtaining and Maintaining an RN License.
Technical Diploma in Nursing with Acceptance or Current Enrollment in A BSN Program and Signed Agreement
Must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working towards an MSN. Verified BSN-equivalency Or a Signed Agreement Is required.
RN - Lic-registered Nurses and BLS - Cert-basic Life Support Required
1 Year Professional Nursing Experience Required
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!