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Provides direct patient care using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Women's Care Center (WCC)
The Women's Care Center (WCC) includes 12 labor and delivery rooms, 7 antepartum rooms, 3 operating rooms and a recovery room as well as the Obstetric Emergency Room. Patients 20 weeks and above with pregnancy concerns or complications are evaluated in the OBED. Patients 24 weeks or greater that require hospitalization during their pregnancy make up our antepartum patient population. They receive monitoring and expert OB care on our inpatient unit until until discharged to home or delivery. Labor and Delivery experiences vary from low risk interventions such as water births and nitrous oxide to the highest risk deliveries. All of these patient care opportunities are available on the WCC and our nurses strive to provide personalized care using the latest evidence based practices.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Skills and Abilities
6 mos. Nursing experience in Labor and Delivery
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant unit certification requirement.
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience.
BSN and 2 years experience in labor and delivery
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