Registered Nurse-labor and delivery

Employer
Careerbuilder US
Location
Morristown, New Jersey
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2295041733
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
Job Title: RN L & D (Registered Nurse-labor and delivery)

Locations : Morristown , Pompton plains - NJ

Duration: 3+ months

Shift: Hours per week- 36

Hours per Day- 12

Days per Week- 3

(Both Day- Night Shifts available)

Day Shift: 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Night shift: 07:00 PM to 07:00 AM

Duties:
  • Has competent knowledge of all the normal stages of growth and development from Paediatric to Geriatric and delivers patient care appropriately. Performs thorough assessments that are systematic, comprehensive, and accurate.
  • Consistently demonstrates competent clinical skills. Performs direct patient care activities in support of patient care delivery and team concept. Provides competent and appropriate nursing care to the population of the unit. Demonstrates knowledge and skill of emergency equipment and procedures.
  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation. Demonstrates knowledge of documentation guidelines. Assumes primary responsibility for documenting components of the nursing process and patient's progress toward meeting outcomes in the patient's chart including patient education.
  • Demonstrates professional practice responsibility. Demonstrates knowledge of policies and procedures and is able to identify areas for clinical and professional growth.
  • Consistently responds to patient's/families and co-workers in a professional, courteous, positive manner to promotes an environment where the patient and family is at the center and the patient care team works cooperatively toward their goal and objectives. Maintains confidentiality according to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Consistently follows the National Patient Safety Goals including following Universal Protocol and identifying patient is utilizing 2 patient identifiers. Demonstrates use of safe transfer techniques and proper body mechanics for self, and patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the conditions/diagnoses, procedures and equipment encountered for surgical patients. Individualizes patient care according to the procedure and type of anaesthesia across the continuum of care. Assesses patient reaction and understanding of procedure/instructions.
  • Contributes to the perioperative team by assuming responsibility and accountability for directing patient care by prioritizing the care of patient's depending on their needs and any changes in their condition.
  • Assesses patient's understanding of surgical procedure/instructions, actively including the patient and family members in teaching. Performs pre-operative and postoperative assessment and education.
  • Supports the completion of patient testing in a timely manner. Evaluates Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) orders for appropriateness and for potential omissions based on proposed surgery, patient age, and current state of health.


Education & certifications:
  • BLS - Required
  • RN License - Required
  • ACLS- Required
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Associates or bachelor's degree - Preferred


Skills:
  • 1-year experience