Evaluates OB GYN patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists midwives and physicians during examinations and procedures. Provides comprehensive, family-centered nursing care to patients and babies during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the OB GYN field. Collaborates with providers to create plans for patient care. As patients’ conditions change, RN alerts provider(s). OBGYN nurses prepare patients for procedures and exams, interpret test results, answer questions, administer treatments, monitor reactions and progress, give medications, provide education and communicate patient concerns with midwives and doctors. 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.