RN - L&D/Maternal/Newborn, FT, Variable Shifts

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Location:
Stephenville, TX US
Job ID:
96624
Department:
MATERNAL NEWBORN
Area of Interest:
RN
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
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 Labor & Delivery/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;
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 L&D/OB specialty experience as a RN in a Hospital
Hospital OB specialty experience is preferred
Flexibility with schedule
Women's Services Certification is helpful
Basic computer skills - computerized charting on EPIC/Care Connect
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to triage, labor, vaginal deliveries, and recover patients
(will not have to scrub or circulate C-sections)

DEPARTMENT:

4- LDRP's
5 - Postpartum/GYN
1- triage room
around 625 deliveries/year - average between 40-50 deliveries/month
UBC/Shared governance committee
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.

BENEFITS:

* Comprehensive benefits package
* Medical, dental, prescription drug and vision plans
* 401K retirement
* Nursing Career Ladder
* Tuition reimbursement
* Short term and long term disability
* Be Healthy Wellness program
* Fitness Center discounts
* and much more!


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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