In approximately 6 to 12 months, the services currently located in the Shriners Hospitals for Children-Houston will transition to the Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston location.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Houston, located in the heart of the prominent Texas Medical Center, has an immediate opening for a full-time experienced Operating Room Registered Nurse.
The Operating Room RN is a specialized ambulatory care nurse, defined as a nurse who provides care to patients before and after surgery and patients undergoing outpatient procedures. This will include admissions, post-operative care, discharge, and shared responsibilities with the PACU. The position will consist of 25-35 hours per week with flexibility in hours between 7:00am to 5pm based on the surgery schedule needs.
Performance is reflective of the mission, vision, and values of SHC. Promotes quality patient care in a safe work environment. The staff nurse maintains effective communication with all levels of the hospital personnel, patients, and patients families.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current Texas RN licensure
BLS certification or obtained within 1 month/3 months respectively
PALS certification is required
Experience of 2-3 years in surgery is required
Work experience required in a hospital setting
Demonstrates manual dexterity
Be able to lift, push, or move a light to heavy weight patient, equipment and/or supplies.
Communication skills and phone skills
Pediatric and/or orthopaedic experience
Experience in a pediatric critical care or acute care setting
Post Anesthesia Care Unit