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RN -- Nursery in Gainesville, TX at Community Hospital Corporation

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description


Job Summary:  Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Nursery setting.  Provides assessment and planning for individualized patient care.  Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Performs general nursing duties in all Maternal Child Health departments with supervision.  Participates in performance improvement activities.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on infants, adolescents, and adults and perform reassessments as per policy.
  • Ability to assess neonate at delivery and perform neonatal resuscitation.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing per Clinical Laboratory's and the resident care unit's policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for infants.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age and weight of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills in the Nursery and Postpartum units.

Job Requirements

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current state of Texas RN Licensure
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation certification
  • Current S.T.A.B.L.E Certification

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