The RN, with a focus on patient safety, is required to function within the
parameters of the legal scope of practice and in accordance with the federal, state, and local laws;
rules and regulations; and policies, procedures and guidelines of the employing health care
institution or practice setting. The RN functions under his or her own license and assumes
accountability and responsibility for quality of care provided to patients and their families
according to the standards of nursing practice. The RN demonstrates responsibility for
continued competence in nursing practice, and develops insight through reflection, self-analysis,
self-care, and lifelong learning. This RN will meet the needs of patients (inpatient or outpatient)
requiring education, assistance, and/or guidance related to breastfeeding.
SHIFT AND SCHEDULE
Full Time: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
Complete a comprehensive assessment. This includes the initial and ongoing, extensive
collection, analysis and interpretation of data.
Synthesize the data collected during the comprehensive assessment to identify problems,
make nursing diagnoses, and to formulate goals, teaching plans and outcomes.
Implement the plan of care. The RN may begin, deliver, assign or delegate certain
interventions within the plan of care for patients within legal, ethical, and regulatory
parameters and in consideration of health restoration, disease prevention, wellness, and
promotion of healthy lifestyles.
Evaluate and report patient outcomes and responses to therapeutic interventions in
comparison to benchmarks from evidence-based practice and research findings, and plans
any follow-up care and referrals to appropriate resources that may be needed.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An associates degree (ADN) or diploma in nursing is required. A Bachelor of Science in
Nursing (BSN) degree is preferred. Our aim is that MMH nurses are prepared at the BSN
level. We are committed to support your pursuit of a BSN education. A BSN and
certification in clinical area of expertise will be required to advance within the clinical
nurse professional practice ladder.
Current State of Texas License as a Registered Nurse
Certification in area of specialty (e.g., IBCLC, CBE) preferred
Current BLS upon hire; NRP required within 6 months
Experience in lactation education and care of mothers or newborns preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual must be able to:
Stand, walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift, see, speak and hear. Lifting is limited to 35 lbs. for
clinical staff and to 50 lbs. for non-clinical staff. The individual must use an assisted-lift
device or get another individual(s) to assist with the lift that is over these maximum
Requisition ID: 2022-2379
External Company Name: Midland Health
External Company URL: https://www.midlandhealth.org/