Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - OB L&D - Adult

 
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient - OB L&D - Adult

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: 7p - 7a

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   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 OB Assessment and Triage area 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.

 

Ready for the challenge? Our Staff Nurse will focus on the following:





Responsibilities :

  • Perform and document assessment of the patient 
  • Analyze situations, anticipate potential problems and detect changes in patient status 
  • Identify patient's needs pertaining to patient teaching , functional status and pain management 
  • Develop a plan of care based upon the nursing assessment; determine which standard of care and practice apply to the patient; prioritize patient care based on new information; discuss patient's plan of care with family or significant individuals 
  • Demonstrate commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and customer service skills 
  • Accountable for maintaining professional development and participating in the development of others


Qualifications:

Are you a qualified? Here are the skills and experience we need:

  • 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 
  • Demonstrate good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication and operate unit specific equipment
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • ICU experience 
  • ACLS 
  • BLS

Preferred:

  • OB experience


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