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Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor and Delivery - Rotating Shifts (Clarendon)

Job Description:
Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values. Assesses needs of patients as assigned based on data collected through history, observation, physical examination and analysis of diagnostic data. Able to assess neonate at delivery and perform neonatal resuscitation according to AHA/AAP guidelines. Ability to perform head to toe assessments on infants and adult females and reassessments as per policy. Ability to conduct antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum assessments. Demonstrates knowledge of fetal monitoring. Identifies FHR patterns and treats appropriately. Communicates appropriately to supervisor, coworkers and providers. Ability to assess presenting part and cardiac activity with ultrasound. Demonstrates ability to be flexible, organized, and able to function under stressful situations. Plans individualized nursing care to meet the holistic age specific needs of patients. Provides appropriate nursing interventions, consistent with the Plan of Care and standards of practice, incorporating the Physician's prescribed medical plans of care. Using service excellence standards, conducts Hourly Rounds. Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for all patients, families and visitors. Utilizes appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patient and staff. Utilizes standard work in caring for central lines, foley catheters, pressure ulcers, restraints and patients at risk for falls. Contributes to the overall performance of the department through the precepting of novice employees. Contributes to the department growth and performance through hospital-system initiatives cultivating nursing involved Evidence Based Practices. Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in educational offerings. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Schedule:
Full Time; 72 hours biweekly.

Qualifications /Training:

  • Minimum of 1 year of related nursing work experience.

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Active Registered Nursing License verified by the LLR.
  • BLS.
  • Basic Fetal Monitoring and ACLS within 3 months of hire.
  • Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Certification and NRP Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • STABLE within 1 year of hire.


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