St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare , one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital's comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock-the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County-with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group .
This unit has transition from nursery to couplet care. The couplet care unit is a 22-bed unit caring for mothers and babies.
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 consists of healthy newborns. May be asked to assist with circumcision, to attend vaginal delivery of high risk patients and cesarean sections. Staffing ratios are in accordance with AWHONN guidelines.
Required: Graduation from a NLN accredited school of nursing
Preferred: One year experience in acute care setting
Required: Licensed in the state of Texas as RN. Current Certification by the American Heart Association in BLS course C or D provider. On employment or within 6 months of hire, completion of Neonatal Resuscitation program.
Preferred: Certification in area of specialty
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