Dec
13
2017

Davis appointed section head of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology

Dr. Carla Davis has been appointed the new head of the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology and Chief of the Allergy/Immunology Service in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Jordan Orange, who currently holds this position, will be leaving Texas Children’s to become the new Chair Read More…

Dec
13
2017

Texas Children’s prepares for Magnet® site visit

From January 22 to 24, Magnet appraisers will conduct a site visit at Texas Children’s, which represents a huge milestone in the hospital’s journey towards achieving Magnet redesignation, the gold standard for nursing excellence. A staff notice has been posted on Connect for details on what to expect during the visit. Click above for visit Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Sterile processing team prepares tools for surgery

A lot happens behind the scenes before patients are wheeled into the operating room at Texas Children’s Hospital to undergo surgery. Technicians disinfect the OR from top to bottom and a team of people with the Sterile Processing Department clean, prepare, assemble and sterilize surgical instruments for patient care. At Texas Children’s Main OR in Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Texas Children’s retirement benefits update

On December 8, Texas Children’s posted the 2017 Pension Plan deposit into the account of eligible employees. To see how much your pension plan has grown, log into your Mercer account. For new users, you may register by clicking on “Get Started.” On the Mercer website, you will also find useful tools to help you Read More…

Dec
12
2017

Guidelines to giving, receiving gifts at work

The holidays are approaching, and with that comes the gift-giving season! In your role at Texas Children’s, you might have encountered situations where patients, Health Plan members, or vendors want to give you gifts to express their gratitude. And you’ve probably thought to yourself, can I accept the gift? Depending on your job, accepting a Read More…