The registered nurse is responsible for coordinating the nursing care of assigned patients in the Unit in order to provide quality patient care to patients in applicable age specific populations (see addendum). The RN applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development. Employee is responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the appropriate age populations. According to established facility policies and procedures, the registered nurse provides and supplies professional nursing care exercising independent judgment in utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate. The RN provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on assigned area.
The Antepartum nurse is a registered nurse responsible for coordinating the nursing care of assigned patients in the unit in order to provide quality patient care to patients ranging from infancy through geriatric.
Employee will be responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the neonate, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.
Minimum Work Experience:
- Minimum of one year experience in Labor and Delivery or High-Risk Antepartum environment.
Minimum Education and Training:
- Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing preferred.
- Current Texas license as RN.
- Current CPR Course Completion.
- NRP required within 90 days of employment.
- Specialty certification encouraged.
Electronic Fetal Monitor
Cardiac monitoring equipment
Radiant warmer (infant)
Anesthesia paging system
Infant Scale; Adult Scale