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Registered Nurse - Inpatient - OB Labor & Delivery - US-TX-Houston - Labor and Delivery

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Inpatient - OB Labor & Delivery - US-TX-Houston
About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children's Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women's Place - Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.
To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at .
Texas Children's is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

We are searching for a Labor & Delivery Nurse !--- someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll provide quality nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family centered principals and cost effective care.Think you've got what it takes?
Responsibilities :

  • Assesses patient with input from the patient/family
  • Involves patient/family in the patient's plan of care
  • Implements high quality, cost effective patient care in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Evaluates plan of care
  • Educates patient and family
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and customer service skills
  • Accountable for managing time and resources in a cost-effective manner
  • Accountable for maintaining professional development of self and participates in development of others
  • Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals
    Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children's, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, or Diploma in Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred)
    • Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification are required
    • One (1) year of professional nursing experience
    • Must have L&D, Triage, Antepartum, and Mother/Baby Unit experience
    • Knowledge of the principles of biological, physical, and social science
    • Knowledge of observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, care and counsel
    • Knowledge of health teaching of persons who are ill
    • Knowledge of health or prevention of illness
    • Knowledge of administration of medications or treatments
    • Knowledge of administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures
    • Knowledge of developmental (age-appropriate) nursing practices
    • Ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills
    • Ability to demonstrate good time and resource management skills
    • Ability to demonstrate flexibility
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to operate unit specific equipment--Preferred Qualifications
      • If you are applying to Labor & Delivery or OB Assessment & Triage (WAC), we prefer previous 2-3 years experience within Labor & Delivery
      • If you are interested in OB ICU, we prefer you to have adult ICU experience
      • If you are interested in OB Float Pool, we prefer you have worked in all the following: MBU providing couplet care, OB Triage, Labor & Delivery, High Risk Women's Services including Gyn and OB patients on Women's Specialty Unit

        Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
        Texas Children's is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
        We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!

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