HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Resident (Registered Nurse) - Mother/Baby (September Cohort) in Round Rock, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: This position, under the supervision of the Manager or Charge Nurse coordinates and provides patient care. This care includes conducting initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family, development of an individualized patient care plan, family centered patient teaching, the identification of and correction of variances from the patient care plan and the facilitation of discharge planning and teaching.

Patient census may include antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum, including the administration of magnesium sulfate and to colytics. May be required to assist with the following procedures: amniocentesis, versions, vaginal deliveries, vacuum extractions, forcep deliveries, circulate for cesarean sections, or elective terminations for medical indications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Practices within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for the state of Texas and uses standards established by AWHONN, the professional organization for this area. Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/ support departments. Demonstrates an ability to communicate, orally and in writing, clearly, effectively and in an open, accepting manner to diverse populations. Possess critical thinking skills leading to timely, sound decisions. Sets and achieves goals and objectives. Demonstrates an ability to adhere to the Customer Service Expectations of Round Rock Medical Center. Serves as a role model for the values of St. David’s Healthcare Partnership. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: Graduation from a NLN accredited school of nursing. Minimum of one year acute care experience.

Preferred: BSN One year Labor and Delivery experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

Required: Licensed in the state of Texas as RN, AHA BLS at time of hire, AHA ACLS within 6 months of hire, NRP within 6 months of hire. Intermediate AWHONN: with experience within 6 months, for GN or new employee with no L&D experience required within 12 months of employment.

Preferred: Certification in area of specialty

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to: Manager and Charge Nurse

Positions supervised: None

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN Resident (Registered Nurse) - Mother/Baby (September Cohort)

Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06240-54845