Registered Nurse - Nursery (Couplet Care) PRN - Nights
Location:
Round Rock , Texas
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
06240-54843
St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
Round Rock Texas (Austin Texas area)

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 .

Newborn Nursery
This unit has transition from nursery to couplet care. The couplet care unit is a 22-bed unit caring for mothers and babies.

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 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.
Qualifications:
Knowledge and Skills:
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 HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. All employees must protect sensitive and confidential information. All employees must adhere to Company policies and standards , which contain information about the need to protect sensitive and confidential information. All employees must be trained or certified on systems that contain sensitive and confidential information.

Education:
Required: Graduation from a NLN accredited school of nursing
Preferred: BSN

Experience:
Preferred: One year experience in acute care setting

Credentials
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

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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