RN - Pediatric - Charge Nurse - Full Time - 6:30p-7a
Northwest Texas Healthcare System - Amarillo, TX

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Your fulfillment will reflect the wonderful care you can provide for children here.

With over 40 pediatric subspecialties, The Northwest Texas Healthcare System Children's Hospital is the region's primary healthcare provider for children. Here, our working philosophy gives nurses voices that really count. Feedback isn't just encouraged, it's acted upon. The flow of ideas and the great interaction between our nurses, doctors and management is central to the special sense of fulfillment our teams consistently enjoy here. Some of the services we are proud to offer include but are not limited to chemotherapy administration, care for trauma patients and care for post-op surgical patients.

The CN assures provision of care to an assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the nursing process and the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. The CN is responsible for management of staff, physicians, and patients for a designated unit.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 475-bed facility with 385 acute beds and a 90 bed behavioral health medical center serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

EOE/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER-M/F/VET/DISAB

Requirements

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
2. RN currently licensed by the State of Texas
3. Possess current BLS certification upon hire and maintain certification throughout employment
4. Pediatrics:
a.PALS within 12 months of hire
b.Chemotherapy class within 12 months of hire

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