HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Nursery FT Nights in Arlington, Texas

Registered Nurse / RN Nursery / Newborn Work Schedule: FT Nights, rotating weekends

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

The Newborn Nursery RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Cares for infants transitioning to extra uterine life.

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Provides nutritional assessment and care to the infant.

  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, monitors vital signs.

  • Assists physician during examination, treatment and procedures.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. MCA is a 340 bed, acute care hospital located in South Arlington. MCA is accredited by The Joint Commission and is designated as the Official Hospital of the Texas Rangers. Representing more than 40 areas of specialized care, MCA provides a complete lineup of award-winning healthcare services.

Women's Service:

  • Over 4,200 deliveries each year in the dedicated women's tower.

  • Newly renovated 29-bed antepartum and gynecologic surgery unit.

  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with 24/7 Neonatologists.

  • Fetal Diagnostic Center - OB Emergency Department.

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine Program.

  • Childbirth Education Classes.

  • Lactation Consultants.

  • Gynecologic Robotic Surgery.

Job Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from Texas Board of Nurse Examiners or compact license is accepted.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider issued by American Heart Association.

  • Current NRP certification required.

  • One year of previous nursing experience in a nursery unit.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Title: Registered Nurse Nursery FT Nights

Location: Texas-Arlington-Medical Center of Arlington- Arlington (Dallas/Ft

Requisition ID: 00015-83939