RN, Labor & Delivery, Athens, Full-time, Nights
Company: UT Health East Texas
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in
East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People. Our people truly
are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the
amazing care we provide every day.
We work closely together to create a positive experience for our
patients and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your
experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for
your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a
difference in someone's life and change the course of
Our Place. Athens, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you
will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is
somebody here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health
East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics
across east Texas.
With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient
beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to
thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics,
Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a
metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. POSITION
SUMMARY: The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivery of
patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation. This position is responsible for
the following: Directing and coordinating all nursing care for
patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.
Collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure
effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement
of desired patient outcomes.
Contributing to the provision of quality nursing care through
performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive
outcomes in patient care. What You Will Be Doing: 1. Deliver
individualized, goal-directed nursing care using a systematic
approach and according to standards of care, facility's code of
conduct compliance, and policy in collaboration with patients and
interdisciplinary healthcare team members: Collect patient's health
data. Analyze assessment data in determining patient problems.
Identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Develop a
comprehensive plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain
expected outcomes. Implement interventions identified in the plan
of care. Evaluate patient's progress toward attainment of
Assist with the plan of care, evaluate, modify and coordinate care
and communicate well with other disciplines. Serve as a resource
for learning needs of patients, significant others, and families.
Provide for the care of multiple patients and/or delegation of care
to other members of the healthcare team. Supervise nursing care
provided by others for whom the RN is administratively or
Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel in compliance with the Board
of Nursing. Document relevant data according to hospital standards.
Conduct discharge planning, assisting the patient/significant
others to obtain knowledge about illness, injury prevention, and
teaching. Maintain confidentiality with all information.
2. Systematically evaluate quality and factors relating to safety,
effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care:
Participate in quality of care activities such as the
implementation of a continuous quality improvement plan and the
hospital wide performance improvement process, as appropriate to
position, education and practice environment. Utilize results of
quality of care activities to initiate changes in practice. 3.
Implement Infection Control, Safety and Risk Management Programs in
all nursing practices. 4. Demonstrate ability to adapt to varied
age-specific patient populations. 5.
Acquire and maintain current knowledge in nursing practice, for
example: Complete mandatory annual Learning Management System
modules in a timely manner. Attend departmental meetings per
policy. 6. Contribute to professional development of peers,
colleagues and others, for example.
Recognize own learning needs and those of peers and assists in
meeting those needs to maximize professional development and
optimal medical/surgical nursing practice. 7. Assume all other
duties and responsibilities as necessary: Identify and/or assume
activities related to developmental needs of unit and/or nursing
department. Demonstrate dependability/flexibility in meeting
scheduling needs of unit and/or hospital.
Accept assignment as preceptor for new staff. Assure supplies and
equipment necessary for the care of patients is readily available
and in working order. #LI-LT QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of
Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited school. Experience:
Prefer 2 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting.
Position requires fluency in English language to function in job
environment appropriately. Good interpersonal, communication,
team-work, and customer service skills. Good organizational,
problem-solving and follow-through skills. Ability to multi-task
constantly, react to changes quickly/productively, and tolerate
Ability to perform work when no directions are given, and give
directions to others. Remain flexible, organized, professional and
able to analyze, make sound decisions under stressful or crisis
situations. Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems,
equipment or programs used in the organization. Demonstrate
maturity and accountability.
Certification and Licensure: Completion of education to obtain
Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). ACLS certification preferred.
BLS required PALS Certification (preferred but not required).
Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory requirements,
guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient
Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the
better together Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A
relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act
for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative
environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver
Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as
efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply
leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you
are going, how to get there and why.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit/stand for long periods of
time while completing work on a computer Ability to lift 10 or more
pounds Ability to move throughout the workplace Now that you have
read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is
time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.
UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including
veterans and persons with disabilities).
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