RN, Registered Nurse - Obstetric Emergency Department (OB ED)
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 15, 2023
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care for
the comfort and well-being of patients. The Registered Nurse (RN)
prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and
treatments. The Registered Nurse (RN) administers prescribed
medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient
vital signs. The Registered Nurse (RN) observes and maintains
records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
The Registered Nurse (RN) participates as primary nurse, associate
nurse, a team member or team leader in the planning and
implementing of patient care. The Registered Nurse (RN) directs and
assists in carrying out safe aseptic technique and procedures. The
Registered Nurse (RN) offers leadership and direction to all
support staff within department.
The CHRISTUS Spohn South Labor and Delivery, Antepartum and
Obstetrical Emergency Departments are all staffed by one group of
associates that are crossed trained in all three areas. Registered
Nurses, OB Surgical Technicians, Certified Nurse Aides and Unit
Secretaries make up our wonderful team of associates. In addition
we have 24-hour CRNA coverage for maternity anesthesia and our OBED
is staffed with in-house OB Hospitalist to accept transfers, care
for patients and handle emergencies 24 hours a day. We average
about 220 deliveries per month. We are capable of providing care
for our patients in need of Non-stress test, Amniocentesis,
Induction of Labor, Management of Postpartum complications such as
hemorrhage or elevated blood pressure, and have the capability to
begin an emergency section within 30 minutes of decision time and
recognized as a Texas Ten Step for Breastfeeding. Our department is
a happy environment for the patient and family, and our team
provides an exceptional patient experience.
The Obstetric Emergency Department is a 5 bed unit located within
the Labor and Delivery floor. The Obstetric Emergency Department is
fully staffed with an Obstetric Physician and Obstetric
Hospitalist. With this unit being located within the Labor and
Delivery unit, all Obstetric Emergency Department staff is
supported by the Labor and Delivery team.
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based
organization that encourages professional development, we want you
to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess,
plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
- One-year experience in nursing preferred.
- Current Texas State RN License
- CPR (American Heart Association)
- ACLS required within six months of hire or transfer
- NRP required within 90 days of hire or transfer date
- AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Certification required;
Experienced RNs have 6 months from hire/transfer date to obtain
certification. New grads and transfers new to Labor & Delivery will
have one year from hire/transfer date to obtain certification. Work
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