Job Information

AdventHealth RN Obstetrics - FT Days in Killeen, Texas

Description

Registered Nurse Obstetrics - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.

  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.

  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average

  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from

  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.

  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists with the care of the newborn at deliveries. Maintains skills in neonatal resuscitation.

  • Demonstrates assessment skills in both high risk and low risk obstetrical patients. Recognition of maternal and/or newborn problems are identified and reported to the physician.

  • Assists with the transfer of newborn to another facility when indicated. Notifies charge nurse and House Supervisor of anticipated transfer.

  • Notifies all surgical team members of emergency and scheduled surgical procedures.

  • Accurately identifies and bands newborn, mother and significant others with matching identification bands. Documents band identification number appropriately in medical record.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and provides support to natural mother, agencies, and foster or adoptive parents when newborn is for adoption.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual role in Hospital infant abduction plan.

  • Reviews patient's history prior to beginning physical assessment and incorporates findings into the exam.Performs physical patient assessments/reassessments on a regular basis in accordance department standards. Pertinent data is collected using appropriate assessment techniques.

  • Incorporates available technology to aid in physical assessment.

  • Prioritizes data collection by assessing the patient’s immediate condition or needs.

  • Is able to discern critical findings and timely communicates changes in the patient’s condition to the appropriate patient care providers.

  • Data collection is inclusive of the patient, significant others and health care providers when appropriate.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN License from a NCLA Compact State

  • BLS certification from the AHA.

Job Summary:

AdventHealth System Department of Maternal Child Health is divided into 4 areas. We have a 22-bed Couplet Care/gyn surgical unit, which consists of post-partum mothers and their newborns, GYN surgical patients, and occasional med/surg overflow, Labor and Delivery and Nursery/Special Care Nursery.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Central Texas

Req ID: 21040498

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.