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Pediatric Med Surg & Critical Care Registered Nurse - TMC/Children's

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

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 patient care.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.Job SummaryCollaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process. Provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. MHHS hires RNs based on years of experience groupings. (i.e. newly licensed RN [working under the supervision of RN clinical preceptor], less than 1 year, 1-3 years, 3 to 10 and 10+).Job DescriptionSign-On Bonus $10-20k pending shift and acuity!Hiring for the following Children's Memorial Hermann Units:TMC Children's General Pediatrics - Acute CareThe General Pediatric Acute Care Units at Children's Memorial Hermann (TMC) are seeking compassionate, experienced med/surg RNs to join their team. We treat a wide range of diagnostic patient groups through all stages of development.The Roger & Debbie Clemens Surgical/Trauma Unit consists of 30 beds housing a variety of surgical procedures and trauma care. The Children's Center is a 42-bed unit set up to treat a wide range of acute medical diagnoses.Our census includes but is not limited to general medicine, orthopedic, neurology, respiratory, gastro-intestinal, trauma and post-surgery. Child Life services are provided at the bedside and in the two activity rooms. A playroom, adolescent room, library, and solarium play area are provided for all patients and families admitted to this floor.TMC Children's Specialty Care IMUOur Pedi IMU nurses provide care for higher acuity patients such as trach/vent patients, EVD's, titrating heparin drips, titrating insulin drips and are given the opportunity to further diversify their scope of practice by floating to other inpatient pediatric specialty areas throughout the facility.As a Pedi IMU RN within our collaborative multi-disciplinary team, you will be provided with the unique opportunity to build a well-rounded critical care career through participation in Bridge Program designed to transition RNs into the Pediatric ICU as well as access to a wide range of educational resources, including but not limited to - CV Symposium, Neuro Symposium and a Trauma Symposium.TMC Children's Pediatric ICU (PICU)Our 30-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) provides critical care to traumatically injured and critically ill patients from birth to 18 years of age. The multidisciplinary team specializes in the unique needs of critically ill or injured children and is one of only three pediatric intensive care units serving the Greater Houston area. As a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is specialized and equipped to care for even the most severe cases.TMC Children's Pediatric ICU/IMU - Heart CenterAs an RN with the Heart Center, you will partner with pediatric critical care medicine physicians and hospitalists, who are faculty at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, providing twenty-four hour, in-house coverage to ensure that patients with intensive care needs receive the best care possible.By utilizing state-of-the-art techniques and services, the Children's Heart Institute strives to offer patients with the most complex problems the greatest opportunity for a normal life. We offer innovative treatment methods and specialized services, including, but not limited to:Biventricular repairs and biventricular conversionsCongenital heart optimizationFull repairs for complex congenital heart defects in newbornsHybrid catheterization and surgical proceduresMinimally invasive transcatheter pulmonary valve (TPV) therapyMinimally invasive axillary repair (cosmetic right axillary thoracotomy for trans atrial repair)Valve repairs and preservationTMC Children's ECMOThe Pediatric ECMO Specialist team is a highly trained and dedicated unit that responds to emergency situations in our TMC Children's location. As an ECMO specialist, you will utilize the bypass machine to assist with rapid response procedures needed to save lives.The ideal candidate will be comfortable in high-stress situations and able to self-direct their care process. Experience with Pediatric ICU or Cardiac Critical Care is highly preferred, ECMO Certification a plus.Minimum Qualifications6 months RN in-patient experienceEducation: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferredLicenses/Certifications:Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursingCertified in Basic Life SupportAdditional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements (NRP, PALS)Experience / Knowledge / Skills:RN I RN II = 1-3 yearsRN III = 3-10 yearsRN IV = 10+ yearsDemonstrates 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.Principal AccountabilitiesDelivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.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 client-centered outcomes.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 patient experience.Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.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.Other duties as assigned

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Pasadena , Pediatric Med Surg & Critical Care Registered Nurse - TMC/Children's, Healthcare , Pasadena, Texas

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