Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Registered Nurse (RN) - Family BirthPlace

Location
Jamestown, ND
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Ref
1836
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
Overview

Sign-on Bonus Available.

Part-time benefited position working 48 hours per two week payperiod. Scheduled shifts will be a combination of 12 hour shifts on a variable D/N rotation. Weekend shifts will be every 3rd weekend. Holidays will be on a scheduled rotation every 3rd holiday. One year nursing experience preferred, labor delivery experience preferred. Must have completed FHR monitoring course and NRP, or be willing to obtain. Additional duties include assisting in teaching prenatal classes & participating in projects to improve FBP unit.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Clinical Services.
  • Provides direct patient care for assigned patients of all ages including pediatrics, adult and geriatrics, utilizing the nursing process including assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
  • Assesses the patient's condition considering age-specific developmental needs, educational needs of patient and family and discharge planning needs.
  • Develops a plan of care for the patient and prescribes appropriate nursing interventions to achieve expected patient outcomes.
  • Evaluates patient outcomes and modifies plan of care as patient's needs or condition changes.
  • Directs and participates in discharge planning and patient and family/significant other education.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e., physicians, Unit Supervisor, and/or Nursing Manager) and records those observations accurately and concisely.
  • Delegates nursing care to other health care members in accordance with the patient's needs and the nursing personnel's capabilities and qualifications.
  • Administers medications, IV therapy and performs treatments for assigned patients as ordered by the physician.
  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures such as thoracentesis, lumbar tap, etc.
  • Ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Participates in orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of nursing staff.
  • Coordinates nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications with patients, families and staff to contribute to the hospital mission.
  • Initiates and/or assists in emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients such as cardiac arrest.
  • Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.
  • Participates in staff development programs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


Qualifications

Preference for previous postpartum, nursery, and/or labor/delivery experience. Must be NRP certified or willing to obtain. Must be willing to orientate to labor/delivery upon FBP manager's request.

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