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Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Mother Baby Unit - Maternal - Newborn

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Mother Baby UnitJob Summary

We are searching for a Staff Nurse - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family-centered principles and cost-effective care.

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Responsibilities

* Perform and document assessments of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs
* Collect and analyze data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
* Analyze situations, anticipate potential problems, and detect changes in patient status
* Identify each patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status, and pain management
* Develop an individualized plan of care based upon the nursing assessment and re-prioritize and change as necessary
* Determine which standards of care and practice apply to the patient and coordinate among other health team members as appropriate
* Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences
* Execute therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards
* Evaluate and document the patient's response to the care provided and recognize their progress towards the desired outcome
* Identify actual/potential barriers to learning and utilize various teaching strategies to overcome them as appropriate
* Maintain confidentiality concerning patient/family issues
* Act as a resource in educating new employees/team members
* Participate in achieving hospital/unit goals, structures, and priorities

Qualifications

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 other degree in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement
* Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
* 1 year of professional nursing experience
* The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of unit-specific equipment, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary collaboration

Company Profile

Texas Children's Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children's Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women's Place - Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.

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.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Houston , Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - Mother Baby Unit - Maternal - Newborn, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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