The Woman's Hospital of Texas - Houston, TX Registered Nurse (RN) - Maternal Transport Team
The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman's offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women's health services and newborn infants. More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery. The Woman's Hospital of Texas is currently looking for an Registered Nurse (RN) - Maternal Transport Team.
The transport nurse must provide professional nursing care to all patients utilizing the nursing process.
The transport nurse must collaborate with other members of the health care delivery team within TWHT and in the community to deliver quality health care.
The transport nurse must show the ability to assess and reassess critical patients in emergency settings.
The transport nurse is responsible for knowledge of patient responses, side effects, proper dosages, and accepted practices in emergent transport for their patient population.
The transport nurse is also responsible for knowledge pertaining to the use of all transport equipment that is and may be used on a transport and all skills that are and might be used on transport.
Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
Participates and cooperates in the Transport Performance Improvement Process.
Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel.
Practices and develops customer service skills in enhancing relationships with internal and external customers.
Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patients' right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
Utilizes knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and emergency procedures to provide safe and effective patient care during transport.
Evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required
Current RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing required
NRP certification required
ACLS certification required
STABLE certification required
Fetal Heart Monitoring certification required
Other certifications specific to transport will be attained upon hire and must be renewed throughout employment
3 years high risk obstetrical care experience preferred
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.
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