Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient OB Labor & Delivery, L&D
Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient OB Labor & Delivery, L&D
Job ID: 32500
Department: Texas Children's Hospital
Shift: Full Time Nights 7p-7a
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for a Labor & Delivery Nurse ! – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principals and cost effective care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Diploma in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred)
Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
One (1) year of professional nursing experience
Must have L&D, Triage, Antepartum, and Mother/Baby Unit experience
Knowledge of the principles of biological, physical, and social science
Knowledge of observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care and counsel
Knowledge of health teaching of persons who are ill
Knowledge of health or prevention of illness
Knowledge of administration of medications or treatments
Knowledge of administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures
Knowledge of developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices
Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
Ability to demonstrate good time and resource management skills
Ability to demonstrate flexibility
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to operate unit specific equipment
If you are applying to Labor & Delivery or OB Assessment & Triage (WAC), we prefer previous 2-3 years experience within Labor & Delivery
If you are interested in OB ICU, we prefer you to have adult ICU experience
If you are interested in OB Float Pool, we prefer you have worked in all the following: MBU providing couplet care, OB Triage, Labor & Delivery, High Risk Women's Services including Gyn and OB patients on Women's Specialty Unit
Assesses patient with input from the patient/family
Involves patient/family in the patient’s plan of care
Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family
Evaluates plan of care
Educates patient and family
Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner
Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others
Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!