Texas Health Ft. Worth seeks to hire an experienced Maternal/Newborn, couplet care RN to work Full-time.
The address is 1301 Pennsylvania, Ft. Worth, TX 76104.
Salary range is Minimum $26.50/hr to Maximum $50.82/hr - based on relevant RN experience
Full-time: Night shift 6:30PM-7:00AM. (3) 12-hour shifts/week, Rotating weekend and holidays. Self-scheduling.
The Maternal/Newborn department at Texas Health Ft. Worth, a MAGNET, Baby-friendly and Texas 10-Step designated facility, has received a "Best Place to Have a Baby" designation.
27-bed Maternal/Newborn unit
Utilize the following skills: Breastfeeding education/resources, responsible for both mom and baby (Couplet Care), and some GYN overflow patients
Nurses/candidates for the department are the primary care coordinator of interdisciplinary patient care activities and is responsible for the management of patients throughout their continuum of care at Texas Health Resources.
Responsible and accountable for high quality patient care through implementation of the nursing process including assessment of patient needs (physical, psychosocial, educational), design of a collaborative plan of care, implementation of the plan with appropriate delegation of tasks, coordination of team effort, and evaluation of patient progress towards outcomes.
Acts as a patient/family advocate and seeks opportunities to communicate and coordinate patient care activities
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Associate's degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) is required
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred - completion of BSN within 2 years of start date required.
One (1) year experience as a clinical nurse (RN) or completion of an RN Residency program required. (More than 2-years current Mother/Baby, couplet care RN experience from an acute care facility strongly preferred)
RN - Registered Nurse licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program within 90 days is required
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
Basic computer skills - computerized charting - use EPIC/Care Connect preferred
Critical thinking skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills and service excellence skills are also essential attributes for this position.
Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth opened a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named "Best Place to Have a Baby" in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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