• Clinic RN - The Women's Health Ctr - Per Diem

    Job Locations US-VT-Morrisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1594
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Registered Nurse
    Type
    Per Diem
    Shift
    Varied/Rotating
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Evaluates OB GYN patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Provides comprehensive, family centered nursing care to mothers and babies during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the OB GYN field. Collaborate with doctors and other providers to create plans for patient care. As patients’ conditions change, RN alerts doctor(s). OBGYN nurses prepare patients for procedures and exams, interpret test results, answer questions, administer treatments, monitor reactions and progress, give medications, provides education and communicate patient concerns with doctors and other providers. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse.

    Responsibilities

    • Incorporates appropriate assessment and intervention skills in all interactions and delivery of nursing care: medical asepsis, physical assessment, monitoring, pain management, reports, therapeutic interventions, medication administration, IV lines management, evaluation & revisions of plan of care, procedures, & medical technology.
    • Assists the MD's or Midwives with patient procedures.
    • Interfaces with hospital ancillary services and departments including Birthing Center, OR, ER, etc., to ensure appropriate patient care.
    • Coordinates care within the multi-diciplinary team, interacts in a professional manner, communicates directly, verbalizes scope of practice for self and others.
    • Collects and integrates data from multiple sources, seeks assistance and/or information appropriately.
    • Develops and maintains human care relationships & integrates the influence of the human experience of health, illness &/or healing. Adapts care for diverse populations, assists colleagues with care delivery, refers all concerns/issues to appropriate resource.
    • Demonstrates the unit specific skills requisite for assigned service area.
    • Integrates various aspects of specific knowledge for the patient populations served within unit area of hire: applies knowledge of expected norms in planning interventions. Demonstrates integration of knowledge, skills, and abilities for the patient populations served in unit of care.
    • Incorporates teaching in delivery of care and demonstrates competence in health promotion & disease prevention. Provides information to patient family appropriately, assesses for barriers to learning, uses colleagues as a learning resource.
    • Manages self and resources effectively. Organizes multitask workload, accepts changes in assignment, utilizes supplies appropriately, requests assistance appropriately.
    • Supports the organizational values: Compassion and respect for Human Dignity, Commitment to Professional Competence, Commitment to a spirit of service, Honesty, Confidentiality, and Good Stewardship careful administration.
    • Communicates with patients, team members, and management in an accurate, timely manner. Reports pertinent data, completes forms and charting, protects confidentiality, attends staff meetings or retrieves information from same, reads communications.
    • The specific patient population may include infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Identifies & applies age specific safety needs when performing job duties in the following circumstances: disaster/evacuation, transfer of patients, minimizing security risks, restraints/immobilization devices, use of equipment.
    • Supports the organizational values.

    Qualifications

     

    Education:  Required - Associates Degree or equivalent certification. Bachelors Degree preferred.

     

    Experience: Required - Minimum of one year OB/GYN RN experience.

     

    Licensure and certification:  Current VT Registered Nurse license.  BLS.

     

    Special patient care skills such as lactation (breastfeeding) education, nutrition, women's health, ante-, intra- and postpartum health.

     

     

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