Registered Nurse (RN) WH Delivery - FT - Nights - Edinburg, Texas - Med Surg
Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Registered Nurse (RN) WH Delivery - FT - Nights - Edinburg,
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
- Graduate of accredited school of nursing required (BSN
- Current registered nurse's license in the State of Texas
- Current BLS certification.
- Current NRP Certification or obtain within 6 months of
- ACLS within 6 months of hire.
- ACLS certification required prior to performing charge nurses
- 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
- Willingness to be trained for charge nurse
- Willingness to become a preceptor after two years of nursing
- 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
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