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Nursing at Memorial Hermann Southeast & Pearland Hospital

Memorial Hermann Health System values nursing as an integral part of delivering exceptional personalized care to patients and communities. Nurses are key contributors to the health delivery team and are supported by a variety of programs, professional development opportunities and structures. The division of nursing aligns values, quality outcomes, innovation and clinical expertise for continuous evolvement of professional practice.

CNO Introduction

Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland are home to the most comprehensive, high quality care available for residents of Houston’s Bay Area, Pearland, and Brazoria County. We are currently on our journey to Magnet, and have been recognized by the community for our distinctive culture and excellent patient-centered healthcare, guided by our expert skilled nurses. Our nurses are as amazing as the communities we serve, offering opportunities to function at the highest level of Professional nursing.

From being certified by the Joint Commission as Primary Stroke Centers to being a designated Level III Emergency and Trauma Center at Memorial Hermann Southeast, and a Level IV Emergency and Trauma Center at Memorial Hermann Pearland, we offer programs and services that are diverse and designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of our patients. Above all, we take pride in our commitment to providing the best possible clinical outcomes and exceptional patient experiences.

Affiliated physicians and our caring clinical staff members work to uphold that promise every day by ensuring we provide care based on the latest industry breakthroughs and innovations. Working together with the entire multidisciplinary team, we employ the most advanced practices and evidence-based medicine to improve outcomes and speed recovery.

This shared dedication to quality – combined with a tradition of serving the community that spans more than five decades – allows us to save more lives and continuously reinforce our position as the leading healthcare provider of the Bay Area of Houston, Pearland, and Brazoria County.

We welcome you to explore employment opportunities and become a part of our wonderful team!

Mary Carrillo

Mary Carrillo MSN, MBA, RN, CVRN, FABC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital

Nursing Annual Report

The 2018- 2019 Nursing Report for Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and the Pearland Campus is a comprehensive summary of the achievements and advancements of the nursing division and exceptional interdisciplinary partners over the past year.

Annual Report

Professional Nursing Framework

Nursing Mission

To provide excellent, compassionate, and personalized care in a collaborative environment to advance the health of our patients.


To relentlessly pursue quality outcomes through innovation in clinical practice and nursing excellence.

Professional Practice Model

A Professional Practice Model (PPM) is a conceptual framework for nurses and is the driving force of care provided by nurses along with their interdisciplinary partners. The schematic design embodies the values, beliefs, concepts and systems for nursing practice, and it supports and integrates with the mission and vision of nursing. The PPM was developed by the shared governance councils, nursing staff members and nursing leaders. It depicts how nurses practice, collaborate, communicate and develop professionally to provide the highest quality care to patients, family and community.

Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland promote Relationship Based Care which improves safety, quality, as well as patient and staff satisfaction. We link these relationships with interconnected circles depicting Self, Interdisciplinary Team and Patient, Family and Community.

Self: Each individual brings knowledge and skill into their role on the healthcare team.

Interdisciplinary Team: Everyone working together to provide the best care possible.

Patient, Family and Community: Provides end-to-end care to advance the health of our patients, families and the community we serve.

Professional Practice Model

Shared Governance

The shared governance model provides a framework that ensures shared decision making processes, bi-directional communication, and collaboration among nurses and interdisciplinary partners on strategic issues and improvements in the organization. At the heart of the shared governance model are patients, families and the community we serve.

Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland Shared Governance Councils

  • Nurse Executive Council
  • Coordinating Council
  • Care Delivery Council
  • Research, Innovation, and Informatics Council
  • Professional Growth, Development, and Education Council
  • Unit Practice Councils

The shared governance councils contribute to the building of a sense of community and common purpose; creating an environment where nurses and interdisciplinary partners can flourish and be recognized for their efforts.

Clinical Opportunities in Nursing

Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland offers clinical career opportunities in many areas of expertise.

Patient Care Service Areas:

  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care (CVICU)
  • Medical Intensive Care (ICU)
  • Intermediate Care (IMU)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
  • Perioperative Surgical Services*
  • Cardiothoracic Care Unit*
  • Medical/Surgical Services*
  • Oncology Services
  • Neurology Services
  • Orthopedic (Joint Center)
  • Women’s Services: Labor & Delivery, Obstetrics, Gynecology
  • Clinical Decision Unit (Observation)
  • TIRR Rehab
  • Ancillary Nursing Services

*Surgical Services (specialized training in thoracic, surgical oncology, esophageal, bariatric, cardiac, and vascular)

Ambulatory Setting:

  • Emergency Center - Level III Trauma Center
  • Wound Care
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Cardiac Catherization Lab
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Diabetes Self-management
  • IV Therapy