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Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Nights - WH Delivery - Edinburg, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Location: Edinburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Nights - WH Delivery - Edinburg, Texas
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Position at Women's Hospital at Renaissance


POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation.-- Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for departmental specific patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.-- Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.-- Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.----POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:--

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required (BSN preferred)
  • Current registered nurse's license in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current NRP Certification or obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • ACLS within 6 months of hire.
  • ACLS certification required prior to performing charge nurses duties
  • Basic Fetal Heart Monitoring (AWHONN) Course must be completed within 6 months of hire.
  • Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring (AWHONN) Course: Nurses > 2 years' experience in labor and Delivery completed within 90 days of hire.
  • Intermediate Fetal Monitoring (AWHONN): New Graduates may obtain within a year of hire.
  • Job requires cross training to other areas including too but not limited to the following (OR, postpartum, nursery and pre-op).
  • Willingness to be trained for charge nurse
  • Willingness to become a preceptor after two years of nursing experience
  • Hospital experience preferred--JOB KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE--:Ability to practice nursing as described by the following definition:-- "The diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual or potential health alternations."-- Ability to utilize the best nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but not limited to administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others.-- The successful candidate will be required to pass competencies for this position.
    • Experience: 6 months -1 year continuous hospital experience as a RN in labor and delivery is strongly preferred.
    • Essential Technical/Motor skills: Able to adjust and/or troubleshoot monitoring equipment and computer equipment.
    • Must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and families in an effective manner. Exhibits tact, enthusiasm and patience.-- Must be sensitive to cultural issues.--POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES--STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCEEnsures that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas and ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.-- Standard I:-- Quality of Care:--The nurse systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.Standard II:-- Performance Appraisal:--The nurse evaluates his/her own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and relevant statues and regulations. Standard III:-- Education:--The nurse acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice.Standard IV:-- Collegiality:--The nurse contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.Standard V: Ethics:--The nurse's decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner.Standard VI: Collaboration:--The nurse collaborates with the patient, significant other, and health care providers in providing patient care.Standard VII:-- Research:--The nurse uses research findings in practice.----Standard VIII:-- Resource Utilization:--The nurse considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care.Standard IX:-- Practice Environment:--The nurse contributes to the environment of care delivery within the practice settings.Standard X:-- Accountability:--The nurse is professionally and legally accountable for his/her practice.-- The professional registered nurse may delegate to and supervise qualified personnel who provide patient care.Builds a positive work environment by guiding employees to support the mission of the hospital, providing developmental opportunities and encouraging teamwork.--------------LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:Chief Nurse Executive > Vice President--> Nurse Director > Charge Nurse

Keywords: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Edinburg , Registered Nurse (RN) - FT - Nights - WH Delivery - Edinburg, Texas - Med Surg, Healthcare , Edinburg, Texas

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