We are searching for a Clinical Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will demonstrate theoretical and clinical expertise in the physical, psychosocial, developmental, and educational aspects of nursing care for specified patient populations and their families as outlined in the unit profiles. The Clinical Specialist works interdependently with and independently of the multi-disciplinary team. Scope of practice will include practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher, administrator, and change agent. In this position, you will be dedicated to promoting optimal patient/family care with the ultimate goal of enhanced patient/family outcomes. You will be the 'go to' person and expert resource for the NICU, as well as, the consultant to others across the hospital. The Clinical Specialist position will be in a highly complex unit where there is positive energy, high motivation, high collaboration, positive physician partnerships, engaged staff and filled with abundant opportunities.
•Master’s Degree in nursing •Minimum four (4) years of NICU IV nursing •Clinical expertise and experience in NICU IV •Ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the staff and unit on a 24-hour basis
Texas Children’s Hospital is a designated Level 4 NICU, which offers the highest level of neonatal intensive care available, providing world-class expertise, experience and cutting-edge technology to treat complex conditions affecting newborns. In fact, many area hospitals with less advanced Level 3 NICUs transfer their infants to Texas Children’s Newborn Center for the highest level of specialize...d care available.
And being a Level 4 means that Texas Children’s Newborn Center provides the most complex, most complete neonatal care available anywhere in the Houston region. Because our NICU is a part of Texas Children’s Hospital, leading physicians in virtually every pediatric subspecialty can visit your baby at the bedside, working with your baby’s neonatal medical team to provide the highest level of care.
More than 2,500 infants are cared for each year in the Texas Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), making us one of the largest, most experienced NICUs in the country. We provide all services that critically ill or premature babies might need, including on-site neonatologists available 24/7, the highest level of respiratory support, advanced imaging, pediatric surgery, pediatric anesthesiology and more.
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