Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to women of childbearing age through intrapartum, delivery, and initial postpartum period, as well as providing care to women admitted antenatally with preterm labor and/or disease processes during their pregnancy. Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to newborns during their first hour(s) of life. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Nursing care delivered complies with the objective and policies of the hospital utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Prepares equipment and assist physician during treatment and examination of patients. Collaborates with the medical staff and other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Accountable for the smooth, effective, and efficient functioning of the unit during the assigned shift, with minimal direction from the department head. May be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
Accredited nursing school. Twoyears of Delivery Room experience required.
Ability to meet all orientation requirements.
Ability to perform in fast-paced, stressful environment.
Current Florida Registered Nurse license.
Holds a current BLS card.
Holds a current NRP card prior to completion of orientation.
Holds a current ACLS card prior to completion of orientation.
Intermediate AWONN fetal monitoring required within 6 months of hire then every 2 years.
Job: Obstetric/Women Wing/Labor & Delivery
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
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