$10000 Sign On Bonus Registered Nurse - Labor And Delivery - Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Registered Nurse – Labor & Delivery

AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights


7a-3p = base wage

3p-11p = base wage plus 15%

11p-7a = base wage plus 18%

 Weekends are another 10% on top of the above

7a-3p = base wage plus 10%

3p-11p = base wage plus 15% plus 10%

11p-7a = base wage plus 18% plus 10% 

You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Administers care for the obstetrical patient having surgical procedure in the Labor & Delivery Operating Suite.

•    Intraoperative and post anesthesia care is in accordance with Hospital established standards of care.  Performs steam sterilization processing of instruments and supplies for the MCH unit in accordance with Hospital standards for sterilization. Assures sterilization parameters have been met before utilizing supplies. 

•    Assists with the care of the newborn at deliveries.

•    Maintains skills in neonatal resuscitation.

•    Demonstrates assessment skills in both high risk and low risk obstetrical patients.

•    Recognition of maternal and/or fetal problems are identified and reported to the physician.

•    Notifies charge nurse and House Supervisor of anticipated transfer.

•    Notifies all surgical team members of emergency and scheduled surgical procedures.


What You Will Need:

•    Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Texas. 

•    Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN License from a NCLA Compact State

•    BLS certification

•    NRP certification (90 days from start date to obtain NRP certification)

•    ACLS certification for Labor and Delivery (90 days from start date to obtain NRP certification)

•    General knowledge of professional nursing principles and techniques used in the assessment, care and treatment of L&D patients.

•    General knowledge of the pharmacological process in the appropriate administration or delivery of medications used in the care and treatment of L&D patients

•    Skill to maintain effective working relationships with health professionals and others to create an environment that is conducive to carrying out the mission of the department in an effective manner.

•    Skill to communicate (verbal and written) effectively to direct the overall professional nursing services in a manner which encourages the open exchange of ideas and information.


Job Summary:


Labor and Delivery unit consists of 8 LDR's, 2 Triage Rooms, c-section suite. We currently have an approximate delivery rate of 1300 births per year. 

The AdventHealth System Registered Nurse (RN) fulfills an important role as a central patient care provider responsible for the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care. As a full partner of the healthcare team, the AdventHealth System RN collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient’s plan-of-care.  The RN utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient’s nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The RN continues to monitor and assess the patient’s physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.

Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction. Position requires experience in a specialty area of obstetrical clinical nursing activities in the areas of OB triage, Labor and Delivery, Post-partum/Couplet Care, Antepartum, OB Operating Room, recovery and level one nursery and providing technical nursing support to nursing staff to ensure patient assessments are skilled and comprehensive care to patients.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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