RN Labor And Delivery FT Nights
Company: AdventHealth Central Texas
Posted on: May 9, 2019
RN Labor and Delivery AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
- Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying
with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days
a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
- Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both
professionally and personally working with great individuals, part
of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture
where you become family.
- Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and
- Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national
- Largest school district in the area, with more than 50
elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose
- Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and
Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun
- Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational
Full Time / Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Administers care for the obstetrical patient having surgical
procedure in the Labor & Delivery Operating Suite.
Intraoperative and post anesthesia care is in accordance with
Hospital established standards of care. Performs steam
sterilization processing of instruments and supplies for the MCH
unit in accordance with Hospital standards for sterilization.
Assures sterilization parameters have been met before utilizing
Assists with the care of the newborn at deliveries.
Maintains skills in neonatal resuscitation.
Demonstrates assessment skills in both high risk and low risk
Recognition of maternal and/or fetal problems are identified and
reported to the physician.
Notifies charge nurse and House Supervisor of anticipated
Notifies all surgical team members of emergency and scheduled
Accurately identifies and bands newborn, mother and significant
others with matching identification bands.
Documents band identification number appropriately in medical
Verifies band and medical record document with nursery upon arrival
Provides emotional support and assists in contracting Pregnancy
Loss Support Group for parents/significant others experiencing
grief due to newborn condition at birth, parental separation from
newborn, neonatal death or fetal demise.
Demonstrates knowledge and provides support to natural mother,
agencies, and foster or adoptive parents when newborn is for
Demonstrates knowledge of individual role in Hospital infant
Performs other related duties as directed or required.
QualificationsWhat You Will Need:
Registered Nurse with Bachelors Degree preferred.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of
-- ACLS and BLS certification from the AHA.
NRP certification or (90 days from start date to obtain NRP
-- One (1) year medical-surgical experience recommended.
-- One (1) year related experience in field applied for.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
The Metroplex Health System Department of Maternal Child Health is
divided into 4 areas. We have a 23-bed Couplet Care/gyn surgical
unit, which consists of post-partum mothers and their newborns, GYN
surgical patients, and occasional med/surg overflow,
Nursery/Special Care Nursery and Labor & Delivery.
Labor and Delivery unit consists of 8 LDR's, 2 Triage Rooms,
c-section suite. We currently have an approximate delivery rate of
1300 births per year.
The Metroplex Health System Registered Nurse (RN) fulfills an
important role as a central patient care provider responsible for
the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care. As
a full partner of the healthcare team, the Metroplex Health System
RN collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve
successful execution of the patients plan-of-care. The RN utilizes
physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to
aid in the assessment of the patients nursing care needs. Data
collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other
healthcare providers. The RN continues to monitor and assess the
patients physical condition, emotional and social needs,
continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the
desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.
Participates in providing patient specific care standards as
directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high
levels of patient satisfaction. Position requires experience in a
specialty area of obstetrical clinical nursing activities in the
areas of OB triage, Labor and Delivery, Post-partum/Couplet Care,
Antepartum, OB Operating Room, recovery and level one nursery and
providing technical nursing support to nursing staff to ensure
patient assessments are skilled and comprehensive care to
Knowledge and Skills Required:
-- General knowledge of professional nursing principles and
techniques used in the assessment, care and treatment of L&D
-- General knowledge of the pharmacological process in the
appropriate administration or delivery of medications used in the
care and treatment of L&D patients
-- Skill to maintain effective working relationships with health
professionals and others to create an environment that is conducive
to carrying out the mission of the department in an effective
-- Skill to communicate (verbal and written) effectively to direct
the overall professional nursing services in a manner which
encourages the open exchange of ideas and information.This facility
is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state
and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and
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