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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Operating Room

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Operating Room
    Talent Area: Registered Nurse
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Adm Perioperative Services
    Shift: 6:30am-5pm with various days of call
    Job ID: 407299

We are searching for a CVOR Staff Nurse — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality nursing care to the Congenital Heart Surgery patient. You’ll be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that facilitates quality patient care and surgical intervention in a safe and cost-effective environment.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assess patients with input from the parent/family
  • Collect data from patient, family, laboratory, and other medical reports according to guidelines as documented on the Preoperative/Holding Area Assessment form
  • Involve patient/family in the planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care
  • Develop a plan of care based upon the nursing assessment reflecting the biophysical, psychological, age appropriate developmental, environmental, cultural, and spiritual needs of the patient as observed by the supervisor
  • Educates patients/families
  • Formulate, implement, and document individual teaching plans based on patient/family assessment as observed by Supervisor
  • Care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonates, Infants, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
  • Demonstrate commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
  • Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost effective manner
  • Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others
  • Accountable for performing other essential job related functions

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's Degree In Nursing With Acceptance Or Current Enrollment In A BSN Program And Signed Agreement
  • An Associate’s Degree In A Related Field Accepted By The Texas Board Of Nursing For The Purposes Of Obtaining And Maintaining An RN License.
  • Must Be Currently Enrolled In A Nursing Bridge Program Working Toward An MSN. Verified Bsn-equivalency Or A Signed Agreement Is Required.
  • RN - Lic-registered Nurses 
  • BLS - Cert-basic Life Support Required
  • 1 Year Professional Nursing Experience Required 
  • 1 Year Operating Room Experience Required
  • Cardiothoracic experience strongly preferred

About Texas Children’s

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.

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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.

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