Newborn Nursery Registered Nurse PRN

Employer
St. David's Medical Center
Location
Austin County, Texas
Posted
Sep 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 29, 2021
Ref
2484063466
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Nonprofit
Job Description
Description

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in Newborn Nursery, you will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for assigned patients. You will work alongside Labor and Delivery nurses, Obstetricians, and Pediatric/Neonatology staff to develop an individualized patient care plan that follows hospital policies and procedures.

* You will complete an admission assessment, including discharge planning, that is accurately documented within 2 hours of patient admission

* You will initiate critical pathway during admission to plan nursing care, and will review and update pathway as evidenced by appropriate interventions and nursing care documentation

* You will identify changes in patient condition and report these changes to the appropriate unit personnel

* You will document resolutions of identified patient problems and communicate unresolved problems to appropriate unit personnel

* You will accurately administer and document medications

* You will evaluate the plan of care to determine need for modifications

* You will evaluate the effectiveness of patient teaching and revise the teach plan as needed

What qualifications you will need:
Experience

* 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)

* Experience as a staff nurse in an acute care setting preferred

Education

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Licenses and Certifications

* Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire

* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. Davids Healthcare policy

* Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required per St. Davids Healthcare policy

St. Davids Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the regions largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. Davids Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. Davids Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, womens services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.

St. Davids Medical Center is part of St. Davids HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. Davids HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits St. Davids Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Newborn Nursery Registered Nurse PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status