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Registered Nurse / RN Labor & Delivery Postpartum Recovery

UT Health Henderson
Henderson, Texas
Closing date
Jun 16, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. This position is responsible for the following:
  • Directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.
  • Collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
  • Contributing to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.

What You Will Be Doing:

1. Deliver individualized, goal-directed nursing care using a systematic approach and according to standards of care, facility's code of conduct compliance, and policy in collaboration with patients and interdisciplinary healthcare team members:

  • Collect patient's health data.
  • Analyze assessment data in determining patient problems.
  • Identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
  • Implement interventions identified in the plan of care.
  • Evaluate patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  • Assist with the plan of care, evaluate, modify and coordinate care and communicate well with other disciplines.
  • Serve as a resource for le



  • Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited school.

  • Prefer 2 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting.
  • Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately.
  • Good interpersonal, communication, team-work, and customer service skills.
  • Good organizational, problem-solving and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to multi-task constantly, react to changes quickly/productively, and tolerate interruptions.
  • Ability to perform work when no directions are given, and give directions to others.
  • Remain flexible, organized, professional and able to analyze, make sound decisions under stressful or crisis situations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or programs used in the organization.
  • Demonstrate maturity and accountability.

Certification and Licensure:
  • Completion of education to obtain Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • ACLS certification preferred.
  • BLS required
  • PALS Certification (preferred but not required).

Compliance Requirements
  • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies


  • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
  • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together
  • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
  • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.
  • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
  • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
  • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
  • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.
  • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
  • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.
  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
  • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
  • Ability to move throughout the workplace
Now that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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