Nurse Fellowship Program - Red Duke Trauma Institute, Medicine Services, and Emergency Department Services at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Posted on: July 22, 2021
At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional
experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to
provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that
develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on
Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial
Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its
established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees
drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
At Memorial Hermann Health System, nursing is not just a job. It is
a career with innovative opportunities to grow and advance. The Red
Duke Trauma Institute, and Medicine departments are proud to offer
a new comprehensive, multidisciplinary nurse fellowship program for
our Medicine, and Trauma services.
We are dedicated to empowering our nurses to establish long-term
careers, and advance within the system. Fellowship participants
receive training in the classroom, online, through scenario-based
learning and hands-on application to prepare for the road ahead. In
our program, you will learn the skills needed to transfer to
higher-acuity care units at an accelerated pace.
Let us help you take the next step.
The Fellowship Program will prepare you for the fast-paced
environment of a large academic medical center hospital while
bridging the gap between acuity levels. We are committed to
equipping nurses with the knowledge, experience and confidence
necessary to be successful in their career at Memorial Hermann
Texas Medical Center. The Red Duke Trauma Institute and Medicine
Departments Fellowship Program will benefit:
• Experienced intermediate care, intensive care nurses looking to
move to an academic medical center.
• Experienced Nurses looking to work in a new specialty
• Experienced Nurses seeking to work in a higher acuity area or new
specialty, such as:
• Acute Care transitioning to IMU
• IMU transitioning to ICU
We know you have choices. Join a health system that cares about
your personal growth and advancement. At Memorial Hermann, we want
you to succeed and we provide opportunities to make that happen.
Memorial Hermann is where you belong.
Positions for the Texas Medical Center (TMC) Nurse Fellowship
Program are available in the following areas:
Shock Trauma ICU (STICU): Busiest and most acute and intense ICU in
the city, handling well over 2,500 trauma admits annually, with a
varied patient population that involves vented, unresponsive,
traumatic brain injury, comatose and polytrauma patients.
Surgical IMU (SIMU): Mixed acuity patient population, handling
intermediate care trauma/surgical patients, including orthopedics,
spine, trauma and neurosurgery.
Burn ICU: The John S. Dunn Burn Center prides itself on being the
only verified comprehensive burn center in Houston. The burn team
manages a range in severity and types of burns, from 1% chemical
burns to 99% flame burns, and provides critical care, acute care
Medical ICU (MICU): Highest acuity medicine patients in Houston
with a primary patient population that involves complex pulmonary
issues, in addition to high level sepsis and end stage renal
Medical IMU (MIMU): Mixed acuity patient patient population,
handling both intermediate care medicine patients, as well as
respiratory ICU and complicated post-surgical ENT patients.
Emergency Department (ED): Level I Trauma Center, handling
adults and pediatric patients who require treatment of a wide array
of illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical
For more information regarding the Red Duke Trauma center and to
learn about the nursing specialties we offer, please click the
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional
Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferred
- Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to
practice professional nursing
- Certified in Basic Life Support
- Additional certifications may be required based on discipline
and/or nursing unit requirements
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
- RN I < 1 year
- RN II = 1-3 years
- RN III = 3-10 years
- RN IV = 10+ years
- Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by
integrating our culture in all internal and external customer
interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health"
through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration,
compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
- Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to
the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the
- Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with
an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical
decisions in the delivery of patient care.
- Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare
team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data,
research, evidence, and professional standards of care.
- Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge
and/or transfer plans.
- Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing
evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired
- Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire
continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of
service according to established service standards, optimizing the
- Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing
- Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to
all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, within
budgetary specifications, including time management, supply
management, productivity and quality of service.
- Promotes individual professional growth and development by
meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills
competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the
success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and
resource to less experienced staff.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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