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Texas Children's Hospital

6621 Fannin St Houston, TX

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Hospital Bio

Texas Children's Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research. We are proud to be consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Childrens

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: Magnet Recognition Award by The American Nurses Credentialing Center, Best Places to Work by Houston Business Journal, Top Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Trauma Level: Level I Trauma Center

Number of beds: 595

ICU beds: 214

Services At This Hospital

  • Acute Outpatient Rehabilitation Program
  • Adolescent Bariatric Surgery
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Ambulatory Nutrition Services
  • Anesthesiology
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Asthma Center
  • Audiology
  • Autism
  • Biliary Atresia Clinic
  • Brain Tumor Program
  • Cancer Center
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Nursing
  • Cardiovascular (CV) Anesthesia
  • Complex Urogenital Reconstruction
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Coronary Anomalies Program
  • Critical Care
  • Cystic Fibrosis Care Center
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Down Syndrome Clinic
  • Electrophysiology
  • Emergency Center
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Hearing Center
  • Heart Center
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Leukemia Program
  • Liver Center
  • Liver Tumor Program
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymphoma Program
  • MRI
  • Neurology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Neurosurgery
  • Newborn
  • Obesity Clinic
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Medicine
  • Palliative Care Program
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
  • Physical Medicine Clinic
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab
  • Scoliosis
  • Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic
  • Sleep Center
  • Solid Tumor Programs
  • Thrombosis Clinic
  • Thyroid Tumor Program
  • Transplant Services
  • Trauma
  • Ultrasound
  • Urology
  • Viral Hepatitis Clinic
  • Weight Management and Nutrition
  • Wheelchair Clinic
  • Young Women's Bleeding Disorder Clinic
4.6 review

Oncology

Working as an RN

PROS:

Patient to nurse ratio was good, staff is very helpful and good to work with. Really nice place to work but not starting off.

CONS:

Scheduling is always a hastle.

Pediatric ICU (PICU)

Registered Nurse

PROS:

The people at this hospital provide a warm and caring working environment. There are a ton of unique experiences and lots of learning opportunities.

CONS:

Constantly busy

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Superb

PROS:

friendly, interesting, good pay, good weather, always busy, wonderful kids, innovative, professional, Magnet, progressive, research oriented, Texas Medical Center, variety

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Wonderful

PROS:

the facility was amazing and my coworkers were absolutely wonderful. They were very good about scheduling. The nurse to patient ratio was good for the most part.

CONS:

None

Pediatric ICU (PICU)

PICU

PROS:

You were able to select preferred schedule and given if available. Orientation was put together well and the current employees were very willing to help and engage people

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

RN

PROS:

Adapt to change with the ability to work with lol personality types easily, and use a team approach when working, keep high work ethic

CONS:

Flexible to work in all areas of Nursing, experienced with adults and children, experienced in travel nursing

Emergency Room (ER)

Good team but young nurses

PROS:

Great experience, evidence based, team is growing , docs are great, leadership listens.... safety is priority , great safety network

CONS:

Needs some experience as nurses are young, upper management needs a little prodding, triage nurses are inexperienced, charge nurses need to advocate for young nurses

Neonatal ICU (NICU)

Four Stars

PROS:

You will get to see conditions and disorders that you won't see anywhere else. The patient population is very diverse from all over the world. You will learn a lot and gain a lot of valuable experience.

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Four Stars

PROS:

Friendly and helpful

CONS:

None

Progressive Care

Five Stars

PROS:

It gets busy, but it makes the day fly by. It is always something different because I work on a critical care unit.

CONS:

None

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