DallasRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Dallas jobs

Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor and Delivery - PRN Night Shift

Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

UT Southwestern Medical Center University Hospital Labor andDelivery.

At UT Southwestern Medical Center,our obstetricians, labor and delivery nurses, and maternity nurses arededicated to providing the best possible birth experience for women andfamilies. With advanced training and years of experience, we provide compassionatecare for mothers, babies, and their families throughout labor and delivery . 2000+/deliveries per yr, 16 LDRS/3 ORs, 5 prep & recovery rooms.

This position will work in a fast-paced environment andrequires a minimum of 5 year RN experience in Labor and Delivery. Hours for fulltime are (3) three 12 hour shifts per week with rotating weekends. BLSand NRP required.

Our staffing mix offers competitive nurse to patient ratiosand Multiple Gold PACT pin winners, D Magazine Excellence in Nursing, and DaisyAward Recipients. Our Labor and Delivery team is part of the Texas A&m program.

Come join our team!

We are looking for highlymotivated, detail oriented, energetic employees to help bring smiles to ourpatient s faces! We offer State Retirement and PAID Medical Benefits forFull Time employees!

Experience and Education

Graduate of anapproved/accredited nursing program either by a governmental authority, nursingboard, or a licensing authority which has jurisdiction overapproval/accreditation of nursing programs (Texas BON 217.1).

Must be able to read,write and communicate in English.

One (1) year of RNexperience. Specialty areas may have increased experience requirements asdictated by unit or standard of care.

Minimum of 5 year RNexperience in Labor and delivery.

BLS and NRP required.ACLS preferred.

Current Texas (or BNECompact State) license.

Professional certification in a nursingorganization is preferred.

Job Duties

  • Performs andaccurately documents physical, psychosocial, and emotional assessments.All assessments take into consideration age specific criteria (children,adolescents, adults and elder adults).
  • Actively anticipates patientsand/or patient's family needs and expectations and utilizes these inconjunction with the assessment to develop an appropriate plan of care forthe patient.
  • Utilizes critical thinkingskills in planning and prioritizing nursing care.
  • Maintains and utilizescompetencies per unit expectation.
  • Identifies and implementsappropriate nursing interventions based on the completed assessment.
  • Completes accurate and timelydocumentation of these interventions. Active coordinator of theinterdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Confers with all members of thehealth care team in a collaborative fashion.
  • Shares information &observations of the patient and/or patient's family in a manner thatadvocates for optimal patient care.
    Appropriately prioritizes nursing interventions based upon completedassessment.
  • Promptly identifies changes incondition as evidenced by nursing assessment, labs, x-rays, etc.
  • Reports changes, takesfollow-up action as appropriate.
  • Actively involves patient,family and/or care-giver informed.
  • Evaluates implementedinterventions and modifies care according to the evaluation.
  • Documents interventions andmodifications to the plan of care in an accurate and timely manner.
    Adheres to appropriate hospital and/or Department of Nursing policies,procedures, clinical pathways and nationally accepted standards of nursingpractice.
  • Incorporates ANA standards,into the provision of safe, quality patient care, utilizing currentliterature, and research.
  • Practices in accordance withour Professional Practice Model - Relationship Based Care & deliverscare using our Care Delivery System PACE - Patient Focused, Accountable,Coordinated and Continuous and Evidence Based.
  • Provides appropriate &timely answers and/or education to patients, patient's families,significant others and/or caregivers.
  • Completes accurate and timelydocumentation of all education provided including discharge plan of care.
  • Assesses competence, obtainsfeedback/evaluation of understanding from patient, family, significantothers and/or /caregivers.
  • Demonstrates effectivecommunication based on individual patient needs and learningpreferences.
    Welcomes and orients patient, family, significant other and/or caregiverto the unit.
  • Encourages patient/familyparticipation in care.
  • Reviews personalized patientplan of care with patient/family every shift.
  • Updates white boardsaccordingly and sets daily goals with patient input.
  • Explains special diets, tests,procedures and medications in easily understood and appropriate language.
  • Makes hourly rounds on patientsand communicates when they will return.
  • Advocate for resources andsupport that enhance patient safety and unit/hospital based initiatives.
  • Participates in evaluating datato guide decisions regarding unit / department budget formulation andimplementation.
  • Performs Peer Evaluation toprovide constructive feedback to peers regarding performance.
  • Holds co-workers accountablefor their behavior and compliance with policies and standards.
  • Actively intervenes whenpatient safety is at risk.
    Performance Improvement: Accountable for patient care and quality/ safetyinitiatives (EX: patient safety, patient satisfaction, core measures, andinfection control).
  • Supports efforts to develop andmaintain team environment.
  • Participates in multidisciplinaryquality and practice improvement teams.
  • Shares professional andtechnical information with colleagues & students.
  • Offers self as a resource asneeded to others (Ex: preceptor, charge, mentor, unit expert, lends a handwhen needed).
  • Participates in meetings &on committees & represents the dept. & hospital in communityoutreach.
  • Perform other duties asassigned. Security

    This position issecurity-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizesUT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


    Salary Negotiable

    UT SouthwesternMedical Center is committed to an educational and working environment thatprovides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. Inaccordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawfuldiscrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion;national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; geneticinformation; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, itis UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis ofsexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

    Associated topics: asn, cardiothoracic, care, care unit, infusion, nurse, psychatric, psychiatric, surgical, unit

Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor and Delivery - PRN Night Shift, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

East Texas seeking Pediatrician (Physician #)
Description: East Texas seeking Pediatrician Joining an established group with a 1 in 5 call No attending C-sections or Circumcisions Average patient volume
Company: National Health Partners
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

General / Gyn Surgery Nurses ( scrub or circulate)-Travel
Description: Operating Room - ORRN General GYN RNs Scrub and / or circulate Travel Registered Nurse Jobs Assignments br Registered Nurses are one of the disciplines that have the most difference between staffing (more...)
Company: HealthCare Traveler Jobs
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Locums Orthopedic - Trauma Surgery - Orthopedics MD in TX
Description: Surgery-General opening in Tyler, Texas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com An esteemed Hospital in Tyler, TX is looking for a best in class Locums MD for a Orthopedic
Company: NEXTLocums
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Internal Medicine opening in TX (Physician #)
Description: Internal Medicine opening: Tyler, TX - 1.5hr to Dallas - 1.5hr to Shreveport About the Job - Full-time - Permanent - Join a busy outpatient clinic - Candidates must be eligible for licensure in (more...)
Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Physician / ObGyn / Texas / Permanent / OB/GYN / Physician - Tyler, TX
Description: Position Overview: - Our team of OB/GYN physicians treat patients in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Prenatal care, Family Planning and Title X services are offered, as well as medical and
Company: REAP Healthcare Agents
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse- OBGYN Clinic
Description: DescriptionSummary:Under supervision, the incumbent of this position provides professional nursing care to clinic patients. Works collaboratively with the providers within the team setting to facilitate (more...)
Company: Christus Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

RN, Registered Nurse - NICU Level II/III - PRN
Description: Description br br Summary br br This position is PRN: as needed no set shift/schedule . br Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment (more...)
Company: Christus Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Description: Critical Care/ICU/PICU/NICU opening in Tyler, Texas. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com Travel Nurses - RN - Immediate and Future 13 Week Travel Contracts. Adventure Awaits Accountable (more...)
Company: Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Outpatient Only - Near DFW
Description: Internal Medicine opening in Tyler, Texas. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com TEXAS PRIMARY CARE br WORK HARD - MAKE A DIFFERENCE br br Enjoy
Company: The Medicus Firm
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Orthopedic Surgery Physician (Physician #)
Description: Orthopedics opening in Tyler, Texas. A hospital in Texas is seeking a Orthopedic Surgery Physician to provide quality patient care for a Locum Tenens assignment.About
Company: Medestar
Location: Tyler
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Dallas RSS job feeds