Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco

Registered Nurse (RN) / Labor & Delivery / FT / Nights

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • At least 2 years experience as an RN in a hospital setting in an L&D unit.
  • RN licensure, current in the State of Texas.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certification required within 90 days of
    employment and before completing orientation.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required within 90 days of
    employment and before completing orientation.
  • Ability to make decisions based on nursing judgment.
  • Able to prioritize and organize workload to meet the needs of patients and the unit.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs direct patient care within scope of RN practice act and according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill level necessary to assess patient’s psychosocial, educational and physical needs, as well
    as the ability to address these needs in an age appropriate manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform maternal/fetal monitoring, assessment and interpretation of such.
  • Monitors lab values and reports abnormals or critical values per policy.
  • Capable of assisting with monitoring patients requiring anesthesia including epidurals, general and locals.
  • Communicates patient status to oncoming nurse utilizing the SHARE format. Report should be given at the bedside in order for
    the patient to participate in their care.
  • Responds to patients presenting to the hospital with compassion, consideration, respect at all times.
  • Understands and follows the hospital policies in regards to EMTALA, triage of the OB patient, and MSE.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Develops and prioritizes plan of care to attain measurable goals. Care plans should be updated on a daily basis.
  • Identifies educational needs, implements and evaluates learning and documents patient / family education.
  • Manages acute and chronic pain on all patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to assist in
    alleviating suffering and improving healing.
  • Delivers medication based upon continual assessment, safety, and evaluation of patient response.
  • Assists new mothers with breastfeeding per established policies and protocols.
  • Follows all documentation policies utilizing the GE Centricity Perinatal System.
  • Utilizes Meditech system for documentation of care, printing of lab reports, entering orders, discharging patients, and
    accessing drug monograms and information for EMR.
  • Utilizes appropriate referral resources as needed.
  • Maintains patient safety and security utilizing the HUGS system, and infant abduction prevention policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate various equipment needed for care of the patient.
  • Completes all mandatory departmental and hospital wide education in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes the chain of command for patient concerns as well as personal concerns.

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