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RN - Labor and Delivery

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Information:
Wage Range: $40.76 - $75.17 per hour
Sign-On Bonus: Up to $20,000.00 for those new to EvergreenHealth

Posted wage ranges represent the entire range from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional premiums based on shift, certifications or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equity.

Job Summary:

Registered Nurses on the Family Maternity Center (FMC) are responsible for care of patients during labor and delivery, recovery, and postpartum. Candidates for this role must have the knowledge and ability to competently assess and care for women in the Postpartum periods, including their educational needs.

Primary Duties:

Knowledge and ability to competently assess and care for normal neonates, providing for their needs in a warm, safe environment in the company of the infant's family.
Communicates appropriately with Special Care Nursery nurses and/or pediatricians when the neonate's status moves beyond normal expectations for well-born infants.
Ability to provide post-anesthesia care to patients recovering from spinal or epidural anesthesia following a C-section or vaginal delivery.
Knowledge gained by attendance at a Basic Lactation Course and the ability to provide breastfeeding assistance to our patients consistent with our Family Maternity Center philosophy.
Advanced fetal monitor strip interpretation.
Assessment of the laboring patient including identifying alterations in the normal labor process.
High-risk antepartum care, including knowledge of medications involved in treatment.
Appropriate phone advice and triage service to pregnant patients.
Assist in infant stabilization.
Ability to circulate in the operating room for a C-section, PPTL, or another unexpected outcome or emergency.
Responsible for the total direct nursing care of all patients within established standards of care, hospital and unit policies, procedures, and guidelines.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) (or required within five (5) years of employment)
Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington
Minimum one (1) year of current labor & delivery RN experience
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
NRP certification within 4-weeks of hire

DESIRED for the position:

Master's degree in Nursing

Benefit Information:
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At EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees' commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being.

Medical, vision and dental insurance
On-demand virtual health care
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Account
Life and disability insurance
Retirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution)
Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees
Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
Paid Time Off/Vacation
Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave
Paid holidays
Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance
Voluntary identity theft protection
Voluntary legal insurance
Pay in lieu of benefits premium program
Free parking
Commuter benefits

View a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below.

2023 Benefits Guide

EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) contributes significantly to the quality of care. Toward that end, this position requires a BSN or a commitment to begin a BSN program within three years and obtain a BSN within five years of employment. Please note this BSN requirement does not apply to those with an RN license for twenty or more years or current EvergreenHealth RNs hired prior to April 1, 2014.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA). Union membership is optional.

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