Registered Nurse - Postpartum (Couplet Care) PRN Nights
Round Rock , Texas
December 17, 2017
Round Rock Medical Center
Located in Round Rock Texas (Austin Texas)

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 .

Postpartum - Mother/Baby

This unit is a 22-bed unit that has transition from Postpartum care to Mother-Baby care

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 may include antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum, including the administration of magnesium sulfate and tocolytics. May be required to assist with the following procedures: amniocentesis, versions, vaginal deliveries, vacuum extractions, forcep deliveries, circulate for cesarean sections, or elective terminations for medical indications. Staffing ratios are in accordance with AWHONN guidelines.
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.

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

Required: Minimum of one year acute care experience
Preferred: One year Labor and Delivery experience

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. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AWHONN's Fetal Monitoring Principle and Practice (for RNs with one year or more of L&D experience) certification on employment or completed within 6 months of hire.
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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