Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through patient centered/patient valued care.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Must have two years of Labor & Delivery experience; OR
Must have successfully completed Parkland's Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse Residency Program or Parkland's Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse Fellowship Program.
Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Military Training Network.
Must have Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification upon hire or obtain within 90 days of placement in role.
Current employees must obtain certification by March 20, 2018 (six months from revision date of September 27, 2017).
Must have current American Heart Association ACLS course completion card upon hire or obtain within 90 days of placement in role. Current employees must obtain ACLS course completion card by February 15, 2020 (six months from revision date of August 14, 2019).
May be required to have additional specialty certifications.
External experienced RNs must pass (80% or above) Clinical Education’s assigned challenge exam(s).
Internal experienced RNs changing specialties must pass (80% or above) Clinical Education’s assigned challenge exam(s).
Skills or Special Abilities
Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care.
Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care.
Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
May be required to communicate effectively via the overhead paging system.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff and serve as a preceptor.
Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs.
Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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