Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 12/22/2022

Labor, Delivery and Recovery

Or the birth of your baby, we’ve prepared a private, spacious, Labor, Delivery and Recovery (LDR) suite. With an adjustable bed and reclining sleeper for your coach, our suites are designed to increase your comfort during labor. Each suite is also fully equipped to help ensure a safe delivery and outstanding medical care for the first hours of your baby’s life. If you require a Cesarean section, we also have a 5-bed surgical suite dedicated to women’s services, so you will be able to deliver your baby in an operating room located right in our maternity unit.

Signature Maternity Services - For patients and families that would like to enhance their stay with additional amenities, we offer an upgraded VIP Suite Package.

Our Labor and Delivery is a 12 bed unit on the second floor of the Women’s Building. This unit provides comprehensive care of the pregnant patient and accepts admits from the ER, direct admits, Women and Children’s Clinic, EMS and walk-in’s. We care for patients that are preterm and term. Labor and Delivery assists with vaginal or cesarean deliveries, tubals, cerclages, versions, and any pregnancy related condition requiring treatment. Some conditions that may be treated on this unit are PIH, gestational diabetes, preterm labor, and obstetrical emergencies. Labor and Delivery currently staffs at a 1:1 to 1:2 patient ratio depending on acuity. Triage is also housed on Labor and Delivery. This is the area where patients are monitored, and it is determined if they will be admitted to the hospital or discharged home.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Licensed as a Registered Nurse accepted by Texas State Board of Nursing to engage in professional nursing. Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to patient care/area. Certification requirements as defined by the certification policy. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
PREFERRED Baccalaureate degree or progression to this degree. National Certification as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Bi or Multilingual

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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