Registered Nurse - KMC Newborn Nursery - US-TX-Weslaco - Maternal - Newborn
Company: Knapp Medical Center
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Registered Nurse - KMC Newborn Nursery - US-TX-Weslaco
Join an award-winning team of dedicated professional committed to
our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Knapp
Medical Center, a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, offers
incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a
community dedicated to making a difference.--Knapp--Medical Center
is--an award-winning,--not-for-profit hospital in Weslaco,
Texas.--With 227 beds, the community hospital specializes in
emergency care, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, wound care,
surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, critical care, and
interventional radiology.--Knapp serves as the only acute care
hospital in the Mid-Valley area, as well as Weslaco's only Level
III Trauma Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, and Level II
Newborn Nursery.--Knapp has been providing quality and
compassionate healthcare to Mid-Valley residents for 60 years.--
More than 300 physicians serve on the hospital's medical staff.
Knapp also serves as one of the largest employers in the
Mid-Valley, employing more than 450 people.-- For more information,
please call--956-968-8567--or visit--.
The Registered Nurse Preceptor functions as a teacher and mentor in
guiding, directing and supervising technical nursing activities of
the nurse preceptee. Provides guidance and consultation when
needed, regarding effective patient care and scope of practice.
Creates formal and informal learning opportunities for peers
regarding practice issues, technology and/or current research,
identifies and intervenes when staff weaknesses are identified. The
Registered Nurse Preceptor is responsible for the oversight of the
preceptee in the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the
nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and
evaluation. The Registered Nurse Preceptor also directs and guides
patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel
while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Provides
direct patient care within the scope of practice without assistance
to neonates. Utilizes the chain of command when necessary to ensure
patient well-being and appropriateness of care to neonates from
post delivery stabilization through discharge.
Education and Work Experience
- Current and valid state Registered Nurse license.
- Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain
- Basic Fetal monitoring certificate 30 days upon hire and
- NRP 30 days upon hire preferred.
- Completion of preceptor class.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.--We are
an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not
discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability,
race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other
protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for
the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the
Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.
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