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Registered Nurse – Eagle Lake Children’s Center 

About the Organization OUR MISSION

Endeavors passionately serves vulnerable people in crisis through our innovative, personalized approach.

We seek to provide comprehensive, effective, and innovative services that encourage growth, allowing people to build better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. Why? Because we believe that everyone holds the capacity to grow, heal, change, succeed, and affect others positively.


We restore dignity and improve the quality of life for the vulnerable people we serve through the benefits of our programs.

We seek to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. We do this through a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Migrant Services  
Location Eagle Lake, TX  

Federal Contract Requirements: Provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident.

As the Registered Nurse at Eagle Lake Children’s Center for unaccompanied minors, you will play a critical role in providing medical care and supervision to high-risk cases while overseeing a team of medical assistants. You will be responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the minors in our care, implementing medical protocols, and maintaining compliance with the policies and guidelines set forth by the Office of Refugee and Resettlement (ORR).

Position Requirements


  • Provide direct medical care to unaccompanied minors in the shelter, including conducting assessments, administering medications, and providing treatments as prescribed.
  • Monitor and supervise high-risk cases, such as minors with chronic illnesses, mental health conditions, or complex medical needs, ensuring their medical needs are met on an ongoing basis.
  • Assess and triage medical concerns promptly, identifying any emergent situations and initiating appropriate interventions as necessary.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, including medical assistants, mental health professionals, and case managers, to develop and implement individualized care plans for each minor, addressing their unique medical needs.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records, documenting all assessments, treatments, medications, and interventions provided to minors in accordance with ORR policies and guidelines.
  • Conduct health education sessions for minors and staff members, promoting preventive measures and healthy lifestyle practices.
  • Train and supervise medical assistants, providing guidance and support in the delivery of medical care, ensuring adherence to established protocols, and maintaining high standards of patient safety and confidentiality.
  • Coordinate and facilitate medical appointments with external healthcare providers, accompanying minors as needed and ensuring appropriate follow-up care is provided.
  • Participate in case conferences and multidisciplinary meetings to discuss complex cases, contribute to treatment planning, and share medical expertise.
  • Validate completion of all nursing duties, including nursing assessments, charting, appointment scheduling, routine observations, isolation observations, wellness checks, immunizations, and reports, in compliance with regulatory authorities and program protocols.
  • Coordinate with pharmacies to order prescription medications and ensure accuracy and compliance with doctor's orders.
  • Communicate effectively with the Eagle Lake Site Director and Regional Director for Medical Operations on policy and procedure issues affecting healthcare quality and contagious disease control.
  • Maintain an adequate supply of over-the-counter medications and arrange proper disposal of unused and expired medications.
  • Document controlled drugs usage and reconcile scheduled drugs used in the facility according to protocols and procedures.
  • Provide required documentation and reporting within specified timeframes to meet program guidelines.
  • Oversee the development and audit of medication administration records (MARs) for each child.
  • Arrange transportation of children to healthcare appointments, including doctor visits, dental visits, therapy sessions, and lab visits.
  • Recognize and respond to signs of abuse, neglect, exploitation, and sexually provocative behavior, following professional reporting and documenting procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of healthcare records and information in accordance with HIPAA, Protected Health Information (PHI) requirements, and organization protocols.
  • Perform and supervise nursing duties at designated site(s), ensuring compliance with nursing guidelines and best practices established by the Texas Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses.


EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred


  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience, preferably in pediatrics, adolescent health, or pediatric emergency setting.
  • Experience working with diverse populations, particularly immigrant and refugee communities, is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ORR policies, particularly Policy 3.4 regarding the care of unaccompanied minors, is preferred.
  • Excellent assessment, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in electronic medical record systems and other relevant software applications.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), or willingness to obtain prior to starting work.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.

ATTENDANCE: Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s sole discretion.

LICENSES: Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Texas or compact license.

VEHICLE: Must have daily use of a vehicle without prior notice.

OTHER: Must be available and willing to travel to various locations and with such frequency as the business need dictates.

Affidavit for Applicants for Employment with a Licensed Operation or Registered Children’s Home.


EOE Statement Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. also complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location its employees are working. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Endeavors® and Endeavors Unlimited, Inc. are "Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers."  

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