Texas Health Resources RN/Registered Nurse, Labor & Delivery, Full time, 7AM-7PM, Denton in Denton, Texas

Job Description

Voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Denton

In 2017, the honor for Texas Health Denton being a "best place to have a baby in Denton" is a reflection of the commitment to provide compassionate, quality care in a comfortable environment

Additionally, Texas Health Denton has Denton’s only Emergency Room equipped to handle obstetrics patients, along with Denton’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The Center for Women at Texas Health Presbyterian Denton has a full-time opportunity for an experienced Labor and Delivery RN.


The Center for Women (TCFW) includes the following areas:

Averaging between 200 to 225 deliveries per month.

11-bed LDR

2 OR suites for C-sections

2-bed recovery rooms.

20-beds for Postpartum/Newborn/couplet care

6-bed Antepartum.

OB/ED with 4 bays

OB Hospitalist 24/7

10-bed Level III Neonatal ICU currently - expanding to 16-bed private rooms in January 2019

Texas 10-step program

Baby friendly designation

On Magnet journey

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and Southern Oklahoma since 1987. There are more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Ft. Worth, Texas.


Qualified candidates will possess the following:


Full-time: (3) 12-hour shifts/week, 6:45AM-7:15PM, including some weekends and holidays, rotating schedule, self scheduling



Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

RNs hired after January 2017 require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date. RNs hired between January 2014 and December 2016 require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date.

Associate's Degree in Nursing is minimum.

Required minimum experience:

One (1) year experience as a clinical nurse (RN) , or completion of an RN residency program.

Labor and Delivery RN experience is strongly preferred.

Required license/certification:

Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire;

Current AHA BLS/CPR certification upon hire.

Credentials specific to specialty as defined -

  • ACLS and NRP certifications within 6 months of hire if not current.

  • Obtain Fetal monitoring (EFM) certification

Required skills (if applicable):

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Flexibility with schedule.

Critical thinking skills.

May be required to float to all areas within Women's and Infant's Services


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.

(Must obtain BSN within 2 years of hire)

Prefer 2 or more years recent Labor & Delivery RN experience

Experience with High Risk OB patients is very helpful

Charge RN experience is preferred

Intermediate AWHONN Fetal monitoring (EFM) within 12 months of hire is preferred

  • Ability to triage, labor, deliver, circulate and recover patients


Promotes a positive image of Texas Health nursing.

Takes responsibility for the quality and accountability of one's professional role.

Serves as a clinical role model to nursing staff and healthcare team members.

Participates in a healthy dialogue with physicians to promote safe, individualized patient care practices.

Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication

Takes responsibility to manage time and resources.

Recognizes need for cost-effectiveness in daily care activities

Participates in process improvement activities

Proactively takes steps to reduce or eliminate patient risks

Serves as a patient advocate for quality care and patient satisfaction

Works in partnerships with patients to achieve optimum health and well-being of Body Mind and Spirit.

Coordinates and directs patient care activities by identifying and providing those activities which require the judgment and skill of a registered nurse

Understands, promotes, and values evidence-based practices, quality improvement, and/or research, and utilizes them in practice.

Follows guidelines and recommendations defined by regulatory or professional practice agencies . Provides daily care that achieves outcome targets for core measures, NPSG, employee satisfaction, patient satisfaction, NDNQI and other

unit/organizational metrics

Maintains annual competencies

Attends in-services and training useful to area of practice

Shares with peers evidence based practice updates, policy changes, new technology and other pertinent information from conferences or meetings.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits.

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:

• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4th year in a row)

• 2017 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (3rd year in a row)

• 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

• 2017 “Best Workplaces for Parents” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

• #1 for 2016 and 2017 “100 Best Workplaces for Women” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune


RN Salary Range: $25.00 - $49.03/hour, commensurate with RN working experience


  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Medical, dental, prescription drug and vision plans

  • 401K retirement program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Short term and long term disability

  • Be Healthy Wellness program

  • Fitness Center discounts - 1 on site

  • Nursing Career Ladder (NCAP)

and much more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Texas Health Resources is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.