HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge RN- L&D in Houston, Texas

The Charge Nurse coordinates nursing care on the unit through staff assignments, assisting/rounding with physicians, coordinating patient orders, communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff. Coordinates nursing care for the patient and participates in patient / family education. Works collaboratively with ancillary staff and other patient care personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.

License / Certifications / Requirements 1. Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners 2. Current BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS, EFM and NRP certifications are required
Candidates without ACLS, and/or NRP are eligible for employment but must complete certification at the first available opportunity, not to exceed six (6) months from the date of hire.
Candidates without EFM are eligible for employment but must complete EFM as follows: Intro to Fetal Monitoring within 2 weeks of hire. Intermediate Fetal Monitoring within 12 months of hire. Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 3 years of hire Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
Prefer at least six months of experience.

Title: Charge RN- L&D

Location: Texas-Houston-East Houston Regional Medical Center - Houston

Requisition ID: 00009-64639