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Registered Nurse (RN) Labor and Delivery

Fort Worth, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Registered Nurse – Labor and Delivery

PRN   Nights 7P – 7A

 

Medical City Alliance is a 75-bed, acute care hospital that opened in February 2015.  The three-story, 155,000 square foot full-service facility serves the communities of Fort Worth, Keller, Roanoke, Haslet, Saginaw and surrounding communities in northern Tarrant county and southern Denton county. Medical City Alliance offers a full range of services, specializing in women’s, cardiology, robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, and emergency care and has been recognized by The Joint Commission for the Hospital Accreditation Program for 2015.

 
POSITION SUMMARY

The Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse (L&D RN) is responsible for decisions and actions within the domain of nursing practice. Important aspects of this responsibility are the promotion of a safe and therapeutic environment for both the recipients and providers of nursing care; acquisition of specialized knowledge skills and additional formal education to provide specialized care; demonstration and validation of competence in nursing practice; clinical practice consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of this facility; and supervision of other staff as designated within the department.

 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

•  Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.

•  Responsible for care of patients in the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum period.

•  Triage OBED pregnant patients adhering to Medical Screening exam guidelines.

•  Fetal strip interpretation using external and internal monitoring methods.

•  Managing high risk patients including by not limited to: preterm labor, preeclampsia/eclampsia, gestational diabetes, placenta previa, and placenta abruption.

•  Performs and documents patient assessments and reassessments following Nursing and Departmental P/P, using appropriate techniques for data collection and analysis, at regular and indicated intervals

•  Provides IV therapy management and performs venipuncture as needed for lab draws per physician orders.

Qualifications

 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION

•  ADN required; BSN preferred. BSN will be required within 3 years of employment.

•  Ability to perform as scrub tech during delivery required within 1 year of employment.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

•  Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted; Texas State RN license required within 30 days of hire;

•  Current BLS required;
•  NRP and ACLS within first 90 days of hire;

•  Fetal monitoring education required every two years.

EXPERIENCE

•  Minimum of two years of experience is required.

 
 

“Labor and Delivery”  “Labor & Delivery” “L&D” postpartum  RN “Registered Nurse” LDR  LDRP 


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Medical City Alliance
Facility: Medical City Alliance
Job ID: 25121-110520
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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