Pediatric Clinic Registerd Nurse - Complex Care Clinic

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 09/05/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Nurse Job Number: 8276962 Pay Rate: $42/hr

Pulse Staffing has a pediatric RN clinic assignment with a busy hospital in the Medical Center.

Position is responsible for:

Provide age-appropriate care for patients from Neonate to Adult.

Assess patients with input from patient and/or their family; collect and analyze data from the medical record; analyze situations, anticipate potential problems, and detect/address changes in patient status.

Develop, implement and evaluate individualized plans of care, involving patient/family in the plans of care; re-prioritize/update plans of care based on changes in patient conditions, communicate to health care team.

Execute therapeutic physician- or nurse-initiated interventions according to established standards of practice.

Assess patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences and readiness to learn prior to teaching; identify actual/potential barriers to learning (emotional, physical, cognitive, etc.) and utilize teaching strategies and materials as appropriate to the learning ability of the patient/family.

Demonstrate ability to problem solve, identify appropriate resources, adapt to ongoing change, and handle conflict management with a professional and supportive attitude; maintain confidentiality of patient information.

Utilize patient supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner; administer and document medications and treatments in a timely manner.

Maintain professional development of self and participates in development of others; acquire new knowledge and skills needed to improve individual, team and organizational performance.

2+ years of recent experience in one of the following specialties: Pediatric ICU, Pediatric ER, Pediatric Clinic, or NICU.
Current Texas or compact RN  license.
Current American Heart Association BLS card
Current Immunizations (MMR, Varicella, Hep B) and TB Clearance
Must meet Pulse Staffing's hiring criteria

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