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Registered Nurse (RN) - Nursery (Nights) - Cedar Park, TX - Maternal - Newborn

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - Nursery (Nights) - Cedar Park, TXJob Description

As a Registered Nurse at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, you'll play a vital role in doing what you do best - providing quality care to our patients. Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.We are currently seeking an experienced Nursery Registered Nurse to join our team on the Night--Shift!----The Women's Services unit is composed of 8 labor rooms, 2 ante partum rooms, 18 postpartum rooms, 3 triage beds and 8 NICU bassinets. We also have a certified lactation consultant on-staff to assist when needed.Job Duties:

  • Based on nursing assessment, collaborates to create, modify and re-prioritize patient plan of care as necessary
  • Recognizes and reports changes in the patient's clinical condition.-- Identifies actual and potential health problems and their implications based on observed data/signs
  • Recognizes implications of abnormal diagnostic tests and follows through (lab, NST, OCT, US, x-rays/scans, vital signs)
  • Proficient at Gestational/Age Maturity Rating Scale, Neonatal Abstinence Scoring, breast/bottle feeding, Glucose Protocol, bathing and daily care, oxygen setup, discharge teaching/planning, circumcision care/teaching and PKU
  • Promptly identifies and interprets subtle and early indicators of crisis situation and intervenes (e.g. recognizes patient changes when precipitous delivery is imminent and prepares for deliver)
  • Proficient with equipment specific to nursery, radiant warmers, incubators,-- bili lights, biliblankets, Spacelabs and Dinamap vital signs monitor, scales and pulse oximeters
  • Demonstrates competency to manage all areas of emergency nursing involving different body systems within age specific criteria
  • Responds to additional unit needs during crisis and coordinates neonatal transport
  • Documents findings and communicates all pertinent information to interdisciplinary team members as appropriate
  • Provides education to patients/families/significant others, incorporating age-specific criteria and assessment of readiness to learn
  • Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure.-- Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards
  • Delegates appropriately to non-licensed staff in accordance with job descriptions, license requirements, and standards of practice
  • Participates in developing other staff and affiliating students
  • Demonstrates willingness to Cross-train and/or assist other areas of the hospital accepting assignments within competency level, as needed
  • Other duties as assignedMinimum Requirements:
    • Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
    • Current license as a Registered Nurse in Texas, or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact
    • Current American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire.--
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required within 90 days of hire
    • Minimum 2 years of NICU experience preferredWhat We Offer:--
      • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
      • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
      • Matching 401(k)
      • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
      • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • RN Loan Repayment Program
      • Clinical Ladder Program
      • Employee Referral Bonus Program
      • Opportunities for career advancement
      • Rewards and recognition programs
      • Additional perks and discountsAbout us----Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider; a level IV Designated Trauma Center, 126-bed facility with complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical, and emergency care. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're more than 700 healthcare professionals strong. We are a Joint Commission-accredited facility with a Primary Stroke Center and include a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.Community Information--Cedar Park, Texas is centrally located in the Texas Hill Country with lots to offer in the way of shopping and entertainment. Cedar Park is a perfect place to Live, Work and Play with excellent education options from Leander Independent School District to Austin Community College. Cedar Park is a business-friendly community with entertainment at every corner from the Texas Stars Hockey Team, Austin Spurs Basketball, and concerts in between at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park to the Haute Spot with daily live outdoor concerts. We are located minutes away from our State Capitol, Austin, with easy access to other areas like Round Rock, Georgetown, Leander, and Liberty Hill, and all the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

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