Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Health Care System
Internal Number: 157327
Texas Children's Hospital is searching for a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll provide health maintenance for well newborns and infants, episodic care for ill infants, and comprehensive care for newborns and infants with chronic conditions.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Full Time Opening - The Woodlands Medical Center
Shifts: 24-hour shifts
Utilizes advanced practice knowledge and skill to systematically collect and evaluate health assessment data and to manage a caseload of patients
Demonstrates effective communication skills and works to eliminate communication barriers
Serves as an educational resource for the patient and family, community, and other health care professionals
Applies new knowledge relevant to pediatric nursing to clinical practice
Demonstrates current professional, managerial, and/or technical knowledge and skills
Demonstrates nurse practitioner’s role behaviors consistent with the development of advanced nursing practice
Participates in departmental quality improvement program annually
Master of Science in Nursing
Current valid license as registered nurse in the state of Texas
Current NNP-BC certification from the National Certification Corp (NCC) Board of Nurse Examiners
Full authorization to practice by the Texas Board of Nursing
Two (2) years experience in the applied specialty
AHA/AAP hospital-based instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program
Broad-based knowledge of nursing functions and medical terminology
Knowledge of neonatal specific nursing principles and pathophysiology
Ability to operate a variety of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily advanced nursing care of newborns and infants
Ability to work with others and demonstrate leadership qualities
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, establis...hed the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.