Vaughan Regional Medical Center
Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
X Associate's degree □ Preferred X Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
X Basic Life Support (BLS) X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) X Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)□Other_________________________
[Alabama, United States] Registered Nurse
Alabama Registered Nursing (RN) License required.
Must have current BLS certification within 30 days of hire date; ACLS certification may be obtained within 6 months of hire date; NRP certification may be obtained within 6 months from hire date.
GUIDANCE STATEMENT - Education on Electronic Fetal Monitoring for RN working L&D, sent from Hospital Service Center on 8/1/2019:
1. New hires without previous EFM experience will take a basic fetal monitoring course within the first 30 days of working in labor and delivery.
2. All RNs who provide care to patients requiring electronic fetal monitoring will complete the AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course (IFMC) within 6 months of working within labor & delivery full time. Part time RNs should be evaluated individually for readiness to complete the course.
3. All RNs who provide care to patients requiring electronic fetal monitoring will complete a fetal monitoring course or review every 2 years. This may be an intermediate course or advanced course at the discretion of the hospital's leadership. It may be online or classroom.
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