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Registered Nurse (RN) - PICU/CICU

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Registered Nurse (RN) - PICU/CICU
    Talent Area: Registered Nurse
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Shift: 7 PM - 7 AM
    Job ID: 411244

We are searching for an Inpatient Staff 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.

The PICU/CICU is a 10 bed unit specializing in trauma, neurology, neurosurgery, congenital cardiac surgery, orthopedics, respiratory failure, renal failure, CRRT, mechanical ventilation, pulmonary hypertension, hematology/oncology, sepsis, ECMO, etc.

At Texas Children’s Hospital nursing is a life-changing career journey focused on amazing patient outcomes every step of the way. Each of our nurses dares to be a leader – thriving in a compassionate culture of care. Together, we improve the health of patients and their families, making our communities – and the world – stronger.

Preferred Criteria

  • At least one year of Pediatric ICU RN experience
  • PALS certification preferred
  • The ability to demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

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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
  • Coordinates referrals  
  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or one of the following:  
  • Associate degree in nursing/related field accepted by the Texas Board of Nursing for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining an RN license with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and a signed agreement  
  • 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 toward an MSN. Verified BSN-equivalency or a signed agreement is required.  
  • RN License – Texas Board of Nursing or Nurse Licensure Compact
  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association required  
  • 1 Year Professional Nursing Experience Required  

About Texas Children’s

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. 

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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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