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.
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.