REGISTERED NURSE - POST PARTUM Job
Date:Aug 18, 2014
Location:Dallas, TX, US
Company:Methodist Health System
REGISTERED NURSE - POST PARTUM
Location:Methodist Charlton Medical Center
Department:Women & Children's Nursing
Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a 309-bed acute care and teaching hospital for the communities of southwest Dallas County. Our clinical services include cancer treatment, cardiology — including open heart surgery, emergency care, gastroenterology, general surgery, intensive care, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and radiology. We have a 99% core measure quality score. We have earned the Texas Ten Step award five years in a row for helping improve the health of newborns by encouraging breastfeeding and established the Life Shines Bright Pregnancy Program . Our emergency department volume is one of the highest in the DallasFt. Worth Metroplex. We offer one of only four Family Medicine residency programs in the area. We have a new surgery suite, including a specially designed heart OR. And in our new eight-story patient bed tower, we feature spacious, modern patient rooms. We have been named one of the nation’s top 14% on key quality measures, by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. No wonder employees choose to work here, stay here, and refer their friends and colleagues. Join us, and see why Methodist Charlton is a brilliant choice for your career.
Methodist Charlton Medical Center is seeking an experienced Post Partum Registered Nurse to join its Night Team.
Job Purpose: Registered nurse renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)
Current CPR and ACLS certification required.
Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas or eligibility to do so required.
Related Work Experience and Other Skills
Knowledgeable about hospital policies, procedures, and nursing care standards and utilizes these when providing nursing care.
Work Experience: At least 6 months RN Post Partum experience required; one + years experience preferred
Works with confidential material.
Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.
Assumes responsibility for the nursing components of the patient/family/significant other educational process.
Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients, and family members and evaluates understanding of informational manner.
Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility.
Ensures complete, accurate, and timely written communication of patient information.
Provides a therapeutic environment through safe, accurate, and timely medication and IV administration.
Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.
Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode
* Must be able to work nights, 6:45pm to 7:15am
* Must be able to work every other weekend.