Pediatric Registered Nurse - Full-Time Days- $5,000 Sign on Bonus


Under the Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse’s direct supervision, the RN provides nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice.


  •  Ensures that the scope of duties and services provided is consistent and within the state nursing practice guidelines.
  •  Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, and treatment goals.
  •  Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents.
  •  Complies with established medication policies and procedures.
  •  Effectively operates and troubleshoots commonly utilized equipment.
  •  Completes all required documentation in a timely manner, including weekly summaries, care plans, fall risk assessments, skin risk assessments, and skin sheets.
  • Receives telephone orders from Licensed Independent Practitioner and fulfills orders per established policies and procedures.
  •  Proficient in assuring prompt recognition of any untoward change in patient condition and in facilitating appropriate nursing, medical or other intervention
  •  Effectively communicates with patients, families, physicians, and team members
  •  Serves as a professional role model for other staff.
  •  Serves as a resource to team members in regards to direct patient care needs
  •  Knowledgeable of infection control issues
  •  Manages time effectively and uses sound judgment to maintain optimal patient care
  •  Knowledgeable of patient status to plan and provide effectively
  •  Follows narcotic count guidelines as established by the facility
  •  Proactive in remaining current with skills and competencies required to serve the increasingly complex population that we serve
  •  Responsible for oral care of trach and ventilator-dependent patients
  •  Performs patient and family education starting at the admission of the patient and documents accordingly in the patient chart
  •  Answers alarms and call lights to ensure prompt intervention
  •  Actively works towards achieving goals set during the annual performance review and other periodic reviews.
  •  Attends and completes all Mandatory Education modules in a timely manner
  •  Performs bedside shift report to enhance patient communication and satisfaction.
  •  Reassess patients per established policies and procedures to identify progress and trends that require intervention or reporting to the Licensed Independent Practitioner.
  •  Demonstrates knowledge of and possess the ability to perform basic drug calculations
  •  Participates in walking rounds with physicians daily.
  •  Accepts patient assignments as directed by the Charge Nurse.
  •  Coordinates care with ancillary clinical departments to provide optimal patient care.
  •  Coordinates and oversees care delivered by Certified Nursing Assistants.
  •  Coordinates and oversees care delivered by Licensed Vocational Nurses.
  • Coordinates staff breaks and meal breaks to ensure all staff has rest periods.
  •  Ensures all overtime is authorized.
  •  Serves as a resource for problem-solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and assisting in patient care issues
  •  Ensures patient weights are performed and documented for patients as ordered
  •  Enhances professional growth by attending seminars or further educational opportunities.
  •  Actively seeks out opportunities for professional advancement.
  •  Actively participates in the orientation of new employees.
  •  Possess the ability to recognize changes in patient status with the implementation of appropriate interventions.
  •  Ensures all patients who eat orally are up in a wheelchair and out of bed for all meals, including breakfast.
  •  Ensures all patients are ready for activities and accompany patients to activities to assist as needed.
  •  Verbalizes the Registered Nurse’s role in patient emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest.
  •  Assists Respiratory Staff to provide security intervention as needed
  •  Checks timesheet daily at the end of shift to ensure correcting timesheets on an ongoing basis and approve timecards at the end of the pay period.
  •  Accesses and checks webmail each shift when working to keep informed of current events.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.
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Job Requirements


  • Preferred minimum of at least one (1) year of experience in the acute/post-acute or pediatric setting.

Education Required

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.

Additional Information


  •  Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State performing duties.
  •  Certified in BLS upon hire date.
  •  Certified in ACLS and PALS with forty-five (45) days of hire date.
  •  Patient de-escalation training (SAMA) is required within 30 days of hire.
  •  Maintains certifications and licenses as current to avoid voluntary resignation.