Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor and Delivery
Brownsville , Texas
November 22, 2017
Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX
Registered Nurse{RN } -Labor & Delivery Dept.
Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including:
  • 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department
  • Cardiology
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Imaging
  • Women's Services
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Valley Regional is currently looking for a Registered Nurse-Labor & Delivery Dept.
The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement.
When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff. Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.

1. Demonstrates knowledge, skill and competence in the management of patients in the different stages of labor; ability to identify the normal physiologic adaptations that occur during each stage.
2. Demonstrates knowledge, skill and competence in the management of patients with complications of pregnancy.
3. Demonstrates knowledge, skill and competence in the management of high risk pregnancy patients.
4. Clinical nursing practice reflects competency in: use of external and fetal monitors, use of Doppler, IV insertion and maintenance, vaginal examination, infant security, blood product administration, EMTALA screening, and sterile technique.
5. Will accomplish and remain AWHONN certified: registered nurse with no experience-1 year after hire date / registered nurse with L&D experience-6 months after hire date.
6. Demonstrates competency in the use of CPN system for documentation.
7. Demonstrates competency in the management of immediate post partum patients.
8. Demonstrates competency to circulate for cesarean sections in the OR.
9. Responsible for completing educational requirements and complying with policies and procedures in regard to safety guidelines established by OSHA, JCAHO and other state and federal regulatory agencies.
10. Consistently demonstrates the ability to provide appropriate services and care in accordance with the unique needs inherent to patient's age and culture.

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Current TX RN Licensure(or elible for NCLEX)
  • BCLS required
  • NRP required- within 6months of hire
  • AWHONN Fetal Monitoring course within 1yr of hire

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