RN Labor & Delivery/PostPartum Full-Time Nights

Employer
Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location
City, Idaho
Posted
Oct 20, 2021
Closes
Oct 30, 2021
Ref
2553346954
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
12 Hour Night Shift

Description:
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.

We are looking to hire an experienced Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse for the Family Maternity Center in Boise. This position will be located at our Regional Medical Center off I-84 and Curtis Road.

As an RN at Saint Alphonsus Health System, you provide hands-on patient care while collaborating with colleagues, maintaining accurate documentation, and utilizing resources wisely. You will serve as a patient advocate by promoting physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being. You'll also educate patients, administer prescribed medications and treatments, and develop care plans based on patient needs.

In addition to providing hands-on nursing care, you will work and serve in a broad range of capacities including, but not limited to, delegation, assessment, planning of care and treatment, teaching of the patient and the patient's family. You will be expected to exercise competency in judgment, decision-making, implementation of nursing intervention, delegation of function or responsibility, and administration of medications and treatments prescribed by legally authorized persons.

As a condition of employment for this role, you may be asked to float to various facilities, including Saint Alphonsus Boise and Nampa campuses.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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Must be licensed in the State of Idaho as a Registered Nurse as defined by the Idaho State Board of Nursing.

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Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS as defined in the SAHS Certification Crosswalk.

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ACLS and NRP required or obtained within six months of hire date

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STABLE certification required or obtained within one year of hire date

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

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Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric as applicable).

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Revenue Management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.

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Demonstrates compliance with hospital safety policies and procedures.

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Performs and documents comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessments.

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Educates patient based on assessment of needs.

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Develops, implements and evaluates a plan of care based on patient's needs.

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Communicates patient's current status and plan of care to other caregivers (verbally and in writing).

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Prepares, gives and evaluates the effectiveness of medications.

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Demonstrates safe operation of patient care equipment.

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Advocates for the rights of patients.

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Provides nursing measures to alleviate or reduce pain.

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Demonstrates therapeutic communication.

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Establishes therapeutic and professional boundaries.

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Integrates knowledge, experience, professional standards and hospital policies into nursing practice.

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Meets unit specific technical skills.

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Practices with the rules and regulations defined by the Idaho State Board of Nursing.

Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health. Visit www.saintalphonsus.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System.

Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.