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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse - Inpatient Med/Surg

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Registered Nurse - Inpatient Med/Surg
    Talent Area: Registered Nurse
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Talent Acquisition
    Shift: 7a-7p
    Job ID: 403381

We are searching for a Registered Nurse Med/Surg at our West Campus – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide nursing care to patients having a diagnostic imaging study, ensuring patient comfort and safety while collaborating with the department to optimize patient throughput.
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 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 and BLS certification are required
•    One (1) year of professional nursing experience
•    The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
•    Demonstrate good time and resource management skills
•    Demonstrate flexibility
•    Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills
•    Operate unit specific equipment
•    Knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, PALS, ACLS and interdisciplinary collaboration
•    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.

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