HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Nursery in McAllen, Texas

_Rio Grande Regional Hospital__–____McAllen, TX_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – Newborn Nursery_ __ Founded in 1982,Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH), an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 33 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community.

With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and specialty services, including: * 24-hour emergency room * Off-site Emergency Department * Level III Trauma Center * Comprehensive cardiovascular care * The only pediatric heart program in the Valley * 30-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Rio Grande Regional Hospitalis currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – Newborn Nursery.

_Responsibilities:_ * Performs complete head to toe newborn assessment with plan of care in a family centered setting * Medication administration with understanding of side effects for newborn population * Thermoregulation:.Recognizes acceptable infant temperature ranges. * Infection control for newborns * Demonstrates proficiency with computerized documentation * Lactation support for breastfeeding mothers in accordance with policy. * Safely and efficiently perform role of Admission Nurse * Provides family centered education based on family needs * Accepts responsibility for unit charge nurse as assigned. * Demonstrates knowledge of developmental care of newborn. * Demonstrates knowledge of normal lab values of the neonate and recognizes and reports abnormalities of neonate and mother. Follow protocols for GBBS, glucose protocols. * Demonsrtates knowledge of phototherapy and Kernicterus as a never event.

_Qualifications:_ * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. * Newborn Nursery experience preferred * Registered with the State of Texas * NRP within first twelve months of employment * Basic Life Support

Title: RN Nursery

Location: Texas-McAllen-Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00372-5954