Staff Nurse Inpatient (Pavilion for Women Antepartum) Job Listing at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX
Staff Nurse - Inpatient (Pavilion for Women - Antepartum) Job ID:
125728 Medical Center, Houston, TX Location:
Regular Shift and Salary Grade Shift: 7am-7pm, per diem
Salary Grade: 11 Position Summary Overview:
Provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner incorporating family centered principals and cost effective care.
Perform and document assessment of the patient/family (biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual and environmental); 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 patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching, discharge planning, growth and development, nutritional screening, functional status and pain management. Develop a plan of care based upon the nursing assessment; determine which standard of care and practice apply to the patient; prioritize patient care based on new information; discuss patient's plan of care with family or significant individuals; participate in interdisciplinary rounds and patient care conferences. Implement plan of care; perform therapeutic physician or nurse initiated interventions; assist patient/family in implementing their role in the plan of care. Evaluate and document patient responses to provided care; identify and document changes in patient's condition or abnormal findings and use appropriate problem solving and interventions. Educate patients and families. 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 and participate in development of others.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical and social science; observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care and counsel; health teaching of persons who are ill; health or prevention of illness; administration of medications or treatments; administration, supervision and evaluation of nursing practices, policies and procedures; developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices. The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills; good time and resource management skills; flexibility; strong oral and written communication skills; operate unit specific equipment.
Education, Licensure and Experience:
Bachelor's, Associate's or diploma in nursing with Texas RN license. About Texas Children's Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
Expanding upon Texas Children¿s Hospital reputation in fetal and neonatal medicine, the Pavilion for Women, located in the Texas Medical Center offers a full range of maternal,
newborn and gynecological services, all in one location.
The Pavilion for Women will advance the hospital¿s mission with a full range of obstetrical services including but not limited to: evaluation and consultation, preterm birth evaluation,
perinatal diagnostic and treatment services, childbirth and parenting education classes and lactation and psychosocial support services.
In addition, expectant mothers have access to a full spectrum of fetal therapies and for infants in need of specialized care, the Pavilion for Women offers both a Level II and
Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as access to expert pediatric subspecialists representing more than 40 specialty areas, all in one location.
The Pavilion for Women also provides a full range of gynecological care, from annual well care checkups to highly specialized procedures and minimally invasive surgeries.
No third party considerations will be accepted at this time. Vendors please do not call HR directly to solicit.
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