Seeking RNs for an established practice in Borger, TX. One or more years of experience preferred.
The RN has multiple roles and functions including caregiver, decision-maker, client advocate, manager, rehabilitator, comforter, communicator, and teacher. The functions include assessment of the nursing needs of the patient, initiation of the plan of care of nursing actions, implementation of the plan of care, and the evaluation of the process, by use of the nursing process. The Standards of Practice set forth by the professional nursing associations provide guidelines for competent, safe, and professional practice. The RN promotes the dignity and quality of nursing care given to the patient, collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Promotes family-centered care across the continuum of childbearing care, neonatal care, and postpartum care in an atmosphere conducive to birthing options.
Provides direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles
1. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, required.
2. Current Texas License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas, required.
3. Current CPR certification required.
4. NRP certification required within 90 days of hire
5. Basic fetal monitoring certification within 90 days, Intermediate Fetal monitoring within 1 year of hire, and Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 2 years of hire.
6. S.T.A.B.L.E within 6 months of hire.
7. ACLS required within 1 year of hire.
8. One or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse preferred.
Essential Job Functions:
• Care for pregnant women and postpartum women who are generally healthy or with medical, surgical, and/or obstetrical conditions that present a low to moderate risk of maternal morbidity or mortality;
• Evaluation and continuing care to mothers during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods;
• Monitors fetal heart tracing and contraction patterns and initiates corrective action whenever the fetal heart tracing displays adverse symptomatology, communicates patient’s condition to care team;
• Triages and assesses all patients admitted to women’s Services:
• Identifies pregnant women at high risk of delivering a neonate that requires a higher level of neonatal care than the scope of their neonatal facility shall be transferred to a higher level neonatal designated facility prior to delivery unless the transfer is unsafe;
• Identifies pregnant or postpartum women with conditions or complications that require a higher level of maternal care shall be transferred to a higher level maternal designated facility unless the transfer will be unsafe;
• Cares for women with uncomplicated pregnancies and stabilizes and initiates management of unanticipated maternal-fetal or maternal problems that occur during the antepartum, intrapartum, or postpartum period until the patient can be transferred to a higher level of neonatal and/or maternal care;
• Supportive and emergency initial care of unanticipated maternal-fetal problems that occur during labor and delivery;
• Care including promoting prevention, early identification, early diagnosis, therapy, stabilization, and transfer per written guidelines or protocols for various conditions that include but are not limited to:
• Massive hemorrhage and transfusion of the pregnant or postpartum pa