AHMC Healthcare

L & D RN - Specialist 12 HR FT Days

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/16/2024 11:58 AM)
Requisition ID
req22172
Facility
Garfield Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation, provided to the women and newborns during the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal stages of the childbirth process.  The L&D RN is responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care based on established clinical nursing care in the Labor and Delivery Department setting, including, but not limited to, providing labor support and education, monitoring maternal & fetal conditions, and monitoring the mother`s and baby`s vital signs during labor & birth, and managing a variety of potential issues that may arise. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Serves as the Resource nurse role when oriented and as directed. Supports the organization’s vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age, developmental status, spiritual and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care.  Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. 

 

The Labor and Delivery RN provides direct care, communicates with physicians / Nurse Director / Co – workers, as appropriate about changes in the patient’s clinical situation including results of diagnostic studies and is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in situation or response to treatment.

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing certificate. Licensure in the state of California as a Registered Nurse (RN). Proficient in oral and written communication skills. Ability to practice leadership, interpersonal skills, communication skills, teamwork, quality improvement and excellent customer service, and professionalism.

Current California RN license upon hire and maintained.

            Required Experience: •minimum successful 1 year Couplet care or L&D experience • ­

            Required Education: Graduate of approved nursing program certificate

            BCLS, ACLS, NRP (AHA), NIHSS upon hire.

Basic Fetal Monitoring certificate upon hire, if no current Intermediate/ Advanced Fetal Monitoring course.

            Other certificates: Birth & Beyond, and Intermediate/Advanced Fetal monitoring, within 6 months of hire,

­Proficiency in both written and oral English Other languages Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese)                 preferred.

 

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