RN - L&D/Maternal Newborn - Variable Shifts

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Location:
Stephenville, TX US
Job ID:
96624
Area of Interest:
RN
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Stephenville


Qualifications/Duties:
The Birdsong Women's Center at Texas Health Stephenville, a baby-friendly facility, has a full-time opportunity for an experienced Women's Services RN.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

BSN preferred.
RNs hired within THR after December, 2016, require completion of BSN within 2
years of start date.

Required minimum EXPERIENCE::

One (1) year experience as a clinical nurse (RN)

Required LICENSE/CERTIFICATION::

Current RN licensure - to practice in the state of Texas or compact state upon hire;
American Heart Association BCLS due upon hire,  ACLS within 60 days of hire,  NRP before completion of orientation, Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 18 months of hire unless taken in the past two years.

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
(Must obtain BSN within 2 years from date of hire)
One (1) year or more in Maternal Newborn Nursing in a Hospital
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to triage, labor, assist with deliver and recover patients.
(will not have to scrub or circulate C-sections)

DEPARTMENT:

4- LDRP's
5 - Postpartum/GYN
1- triage room
around 450 deliveries/year - average between 40-50 deliveries/month
Rooming in for babies
breastfeeding education

HOURS:

Full-time: (3) 12-hour shifts/week, variable shifts, including some weekends and holidays for coverage; self-scheduling

DUITES:

Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes.
Participates in process improvement activities within the department/hospital.
Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions to insure continuity of care.
Initiates action to meet Patient and/or significant others need for information.
Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks. Uses CPM philosophy to obtain adequate data to initiate, implement, and revise plan of care to meet patient, physician, and family needs.
Adapts care measures to reflect age-specific and developmental considerations.
Performs/delegates technical procedures safely and proficiently.
Performs as resource/instructor of technical skills proficiently.
Produces documentation that initiates, follows and revises patients plan of care.
Produces documentation that supports, and meets regulatory requirements
Maintains and enhances nursing skills
Serves as patient advocate.
Complies with personnel policies i.e. Attendance Dress Code, Nursing Practice Act, et. al. Communicates per department expectations. Functions as charge nurse (if applicable)
Able to meet changing needs of unit to provide safe patient outcomes & staff/customer satisfaction. Strives to meet Departmental KPI's/System KFA's. Uses CPM philosophy to work in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and unlicensed assistive personnel.
Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.
Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient or the unit.

Texas Health provides an environment for optimal success and we pride ourselves on providing eligible employees with a variety of great benefits which include:
• Matching 401 (K) plan, Flex Spending Accounts and a Credit Union
• Tuition reimbursement
• Wellness and Career Development Programs and Adoption Assistance
• Competitive compensation packages / Relocation Coach
• Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees
• Life, AD&D and Long Term Care Insurance and Disability Coverage
• On-site Child Care and Fitness Centers (at select locations)
• Company Volunteer days
• Nursing Career Ladder and much more

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville is a full-service, 98-bed hospital serving Erath and surrounding counties since 1926. The hospital offers surgical services, women’s and infants’ services, advanced diagnostic imaging, sleep lab and a wound care program. Texas Health Stephenville has received accreditation as a Level IV trauma center, Cycle III Chest Pain Center by Society of Chest Pain Centers and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The hospital was named a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization and received Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Stephenville is about an hour away from Fort Worth, so if peaceful surroundings in a rural area are the style you're looking for in your career, consider Texas Health Stephenville.
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