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Registered Nurse Labor and Delivery PRN

Lewisville, TX

Medical City Lewisville

Posted 6 weeks ago
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Job Description

Registered Nurse Labor and Delivery PRN

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Work Schedule: PRN

 

Medical City Lewisville is focused on providing high-quality care to our community.  As a Magnet® recognized facility, license for 186 beds, we are a leader in the DFW market for quality metrics, and Nursing satisfaction performance according to the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators.

Through our many well established professional practice councils and shared leadership model, Medical City Lewisville is committed to listening to our nursing voice; which drives outcomes and impacts practice environments using evidence-based research. 

We take pride in being able to support our Nurses through:


·Assistance with obtaining professional nursing certifications

·Professional Nursing library and relaxation room

Come join a team where Nurses say:

“It’s very much like family here.  Everyone is friendly and gets to know one another.  We take pride in the fact we have such a friendly culture while still being able to deliver exceptional care that rivals larger organizations.”

Position Summary &
Responsibilities:

 

The RN – L&D - Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides direct
nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols
of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:


  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs
    including obtaining patient history and assessing for labor risk factors



  • Carries out physician orders



  • Cares for patients requiring fetal assessment/fetal
    monitoring



  • Manages the patient's pain including epidural and
    patient controlled analgesia administration management



  • Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital
    signs



  • Assists physician during delivery, treatment,
    examination and surgical procedures



  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines
    for well-coordinated patient care



  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
    appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems



  • Instructs and educates patients and families



  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care



  • Orients and mentors new staff members 




Qualifications

Minimum Position Requirements:

  1. Licensure/Certification/Registration:  

  1. Education:  
  1. ADN required.
  1. BSN preferred. If hired into RN required position after September 2014 and no BSN, then BSN required within three years of facility date.
  1. Staff RN’s are responsible for completing the ongoing fetal heart monitoring, AWHONN, and other HCA required courses for Labor & Delivery nurses in accordance with the department education schedule.

  1. Experience: Staff RN’s not hired in a graduate nurse or intern status, must have a minimum of one year recent nursing experience in area of practice in an acute care setting.

a.       TX RN license or RN Compact State License

b.       BLS (AHA) certification

c.       ACLS (AHA) certification within 6 months of hire into position

d.       NRP certification within 6 months of hire into position

 

 





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