Staff Nurse - Inpatient (Labor & Delivery)

 
Position: Staff Nurse - Inpatient (Labor & Delivery)

Job ID: 145132

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: OB L&D

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Staff Nurse for our Labor and Delivery Team who can thrive in a fast-paced hospital environment at our Pavilion for Women. This individual will provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating care in a manner that incorporates family-centered principles and cost effective care. We're looking for an amazing new team member! Are you up for the challenge?  

 

 



Responsibilities :

  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner 
  • Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problem, and detects changes in patient status 
  • Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care 
  • Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family 
  • Evaluates and documents patient’s response to the care provided and recognizes the patient’s progress toward meeting the desired outcomes and discusses with the patient/family 
  • Educates patient and family 
  • Assesses patient/family learning needs, capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching 
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills 
  • Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner 
  • Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others 
  • Participates in achieving hospital/ unit goals


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Associate Degree in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred) 
  • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas 
  • One (1) year of professional nursing experience, preferably in OB/L&D 
  • Knowledge of the principals of biological, physical, and social science 
  • Ability to observe, assess, intervene, evaluate, care and counsel 
  • Administration of medications or treatments 
  • Administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures 
  • Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, vibrant attitude 
  • Demonstrate good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication and operate unit specific equipment

Preferred:

  • NRP Certification


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