The Women's Center at Texas Health Ft. Worth, a MAGNET and Baby-friendly designated facility, has been named “Best Place to Have a Baby”.
As a regional referral center for high-risk deliveries, Texas Health Fort Worth offers advanced services for complex and high-risk infants.
Our Level III NICU is staffed 24 hours a day by neonatologists, pediatric sub-specialists, neonatal nurse practitioners and skilled registered nurses who are dedicated in providing experienced care to babies born with special health needs.
63-bed Level III Neonatal ICU/NICU
Utilize the following skills: Bubble CPAP, Conventional Ventilator, Oscillators, and JET (high-frequency)
Average daily census is 54 patients
Over 600 NICU admissions per year
Ability to work with critically ill and complex infants, multiples and preemies
Nurses/candidates for the department are the primary care coordinator of interdisciplinary patient care activities and is responsible for the management of patients throughout their continuum of care at Texas Health Resources.
Responsible and accountable for high quality patient care through implementation of the nursing process including assessment of patient needs (physical, psychosocial, educational), design of a collaborative plan of care, implementation of the plan with appropriate delegation of tasks, coordination of team effort, and evaluation of patient progress towards outcomes.
Acts as a patient/family advocate and seeks opportunities to communicate and coordinate patient care activities
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: • Associate's degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) is required • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred – RN's hired after January 2017 require BSN within 2 years of start date. • One (1) year experience as a clinical nurse (RN) or completion of an RN Residency program required. (Neonatal ICU/NICU Level III RN experience from an acute care facility strongly preferred)
RN – Registered Nurse licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program within 90 days is required
Skills • A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
Good verbal and written communication skills and service excellence skills are also essential attributes for this position.
Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
Texas Health Highlights
2018 FORTUNE Magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)
2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
2018 Employees' Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor