RN-Post Partum (Days)
Knapp Medical Center - Weslaco, TX

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Reporting to the Director of Women's Services the staff RN is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and other health care team members. If assigned as charge nurse, will serve as resource for coordination of activities on a single unit. Responsibilities as charge nurse include, but are not limited to, assessment of unit needs and available resources for current and oncoming shift(s) based on: patient acuity, volume, individual and family needs and special clinical procedures or interventions pending.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
Current RN licensure in Texas. BLS certified.

EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of one year critical experience preferred.
  • Critical care experience preferred.
  • Basic arrhythmia knowledge preferred.
  • BLS required within 14 days of employment
  • ACLS/NRP required within 6 months.
  • Basic Fetal Monitoring within 6months to be renewed every 2yrs.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transfer physician's orders.
  • Ability to move in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff
  • Knowledge of universal precautions.
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient and family.
  • Computer Literate
Status : Full-time
Education : Must be a graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

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