RN - Family Maternity Center - Labor RN (36 hrs/wk, Days)
Posted on: June 3, 2021
EvergreenHealth is seeking an experienced L&D
Registered Nurse with 3+ years current Labor and Delivery
Why EvergreenHealth? Our internationally-recognized Family
Maternity Center is fast-paced with over 4,000 births per year. Our
family centered philosophy allows our nurses to provide the patient
care that they love to give.
Registered Nurses on the Family Maternity Center (FMC) are
responsible for care of patients during labor and delivery,
recovery, and postpartum. Must have the knowledge and ability to
competently assess and care for women in the Postpartum periods,
including their educational needs. 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 other 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
REQUIRED for the position:
-Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) (or required within five (5) years of
-Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington
-Minimum three (3) years of current labor & delivery RN
-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
EvergreenHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of
care to our patients. The literature shows that having a Bachelor's
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.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement
between EvergreenHealth and the Washington State Nurses Association
(WSNA). Union Membership is optional.
To learn more about our Family Maternity Center, please
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