HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Labor and Delivery RN in Houston, Texas
POSITION SUMMARY Under the general supervision of the Director and Manager of Maternal Child Department, and the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, the Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery is responsible for the provision of safe, effective care of the childbearing family in Labor and Delivery.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONS
Assumes responsibility for the efficient management of patients including but not limited to assessments and care planning
Demonstrates and maintains competencies in all aspects of patient care and able to delegate appropriately.
Demonstrates knowledge and properly documents in a timely manner all patient assessment, vital signs, critical results, care planning, and education
Organizes and maintains proper equipment and supplies needed for patient care
Maintains effective communication with leadership, physicians, co-workers, patients and visitors to promote patient safety and satisfaction
Ensures implementation of operational standards which promote the maintenance of patient rights for the patient
Demonstrates knowledge and maintains all quality initiatives which include but are not limited to Core Measures, Risk Reduction Initiatives and Patient Satisfaction
Demonstrates knowledge of & practices the ICARE philosophy on a daily basis by interacting in a positive manner with all patient, visitors and colleagues
Demonstrates professionalism by maintaining proper dress code, telephone etiquette, and projecting positive image and attitude
Completes other activities as assigned
Adheres to the customer service principles of West Houston Medical Center. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Must be a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas;
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Completed a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing
LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED
CPR, NRP, ACLS– must be American Heart Association
AWHONN Fetal Monitoring certification
List work hazards and risk,
o Routine hazards and risks involved in performing nursing activities, including potential exposure to infectious processes, potential exposure to hazardous substances, potential muscular-skeletal injuries.
OSHA Blood Borne Risk level
o Risk Level 1 – (c)(2)(i)(B) A list of job classifications in which some employees have occupational exposure, and A list of all tasks and procedures or groups of closely related task and procedures in which occupational exposure occurs and that are performed by employees in job classifications listed in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (c)(2)(i)(B) of this standard.
Strength Rating (Weight required to lift for this position according to Dictionary of Occupational Titles listed below – select the one that is appropriate for position)
o M = Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.My signature below acknowledges that I have received a copy of this job description, read the above job description and agree that I can perform the responsibilities and meet the requirements as presented. I understand this job description provides a general outline of job responsibilities and requirements and is not intended to be all-inclusive. I also understand that job responsibilities and requirements may change at any given time based on organizational or departmental needs. ___________________________________________ _______________________ Employee Signature Date
Title: Labor and Delivery RN
Location: Texas-Houston-West Houston Medical Center - Houston
Requisition ID: 00417-68206