Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to women of childbearing age through intrapartum, delivery, and initial postpartum period, as well as providing care to women admitted antenatally with preterm labor and/or disease processes during their pregnancy. Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to newborns during their first hour(s) of life. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Nursing care delivered complies with the objective and policies of the hospital utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Prepares equipment and assist physician during treatment and examination of patients. Collaborates with the medical staff and other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Accountable for the smooth, effective, and efficient functioning of the unit during the assigned shift, with minimal direction from the department head. Supervises and instructs department's nursing personnel for assigned shift. Ensures that the department's nursing staff complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital and that age/developmentally appropriate care is given in accordance with unit standards. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of patient. Provides Leadership Role in emergency situations and delegates appropriately. Assists and provides input to department head regarding employment interviews, staff performance issues/needs, and employee schedules. Conducts staff meetings, performance evaluations, and reports Performance Improvement tools. Functions as Administrator On-Call role for all of Maternity Care Center units on weekends/holidays. May be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
Excellent physical assessment and critical-thinking skills. Positive affect, demonstrated leadership and time-management skills. Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language. Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological condition. Ability to perform in fast-paced, stressful environment. Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
Required: Must be currently licensed
NRP and ACLS within 3 months, if new to area. Holds a current BLS card. Strongly prefer certification in specialty. Ability to perform in fast-paced, stressful environment. Excellent critical thinking skills. Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization. Additional languages desirable. Strong computer skills.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905027410
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.