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L&D RN(FT Nights 7p-7a)

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L&D RN(FT Nights 7p-7a)

Provides direct patient care in the Labor and Delivery setting.  Provides assessment and planning for individualized patient care.  Communicates with physicians about changes in patient's clinical condition including:  fetal monitoring and results of diagnostic studies.  Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Performs general nursing duties in all Maternal Child Health departments with adequate supervision.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Provides service to age range from neonate to Adult. Additional functions applicable when acting as charge nurses:  Authority to make patient care assignments based upon the skill, experience, and temperament of other nursing personnel and on the acuity of the patients, ensuring patient and staff safety, assist in evaluation of unit and agency staff.  To responsibly direct and precept staff members as needed in all aspects of patient care and management.  To participate I quality improvement during all phases from planning to implementing and sustaining efforts, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties.

Regulatory Requirements:
·                    Current State of Texas Registered Nurse Licensure. 
·                    One or more years of recent Labor and Delivery/Newborn Nursery experience preferred.
·                    Current BLS and fetal monitoring certification.
·                    Certification for Neonatal Resuscitation Program within six months after hire.
·                    Certification for STABLE Program within six months after hire.
Language Skills:
·                    Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
·                    Additional languages preferred.
·                    Maintains basic computer knowledge.
Physical Demands:
·                    For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Job Information

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  • Location:
    Odessa, TX 79760
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time
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  • Occupation:
    Nursing;General/Other: Medical/Health
  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries:
    Healthcare Services
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About Odessa Regional Medical Center
About Us
Odessa Regional Medical Center is a 230-bed, state-of-the-art hospital located in Odessa, Texas. Odessa Regional offers comprehensive healthcare services, including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, orthopedic services, and help for a broad range of medical conditions. Equipped with the most advanced medical technology, and staffed by a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals, Odessa Regional is committed to providing high-quality care in a friendly hospital environment.

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We are highly motivated and compassionate people, using advanced systems and technology to become the healthcare provider of choice and to improve the quality of life for the individuals and communities we serve.

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