Licensed Practical Nurse- Labor & Delivery

Employer
Trinity Health Corporation
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2331343962
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

General Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating the nursing care to a specified group of patients. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital. LPNs working in L&D and under the supervision of the RN will be proficient in placing patient on the fetal monitor, scrub duties during a C-section and recovering delivered patient in LDRs and/or PACU.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

* Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse
* AHA BLS trained

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

* High School Diploma or General Education Diploma. Licensed Practical Nurse licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing required.
* Successful completion, according to hospital policy, of the Pharmacology review and test given by Holy Cross Hospital within the probationary period.
* Demonstration of competence in administering medications according to Holy Cross Hospital standards within the probationary period.
* Certified in IV therapy according to Holy Cross Hospital policy within the probationary period.
* Reads, writes, speaks, and comprehends the English language.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements: May be required to lift to 35 pounds as determined by the nature of the nursing unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients. Must be able to push, pull, lift, and move patient care equipment, i.e.: beds/stretchers. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel. Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift, dependent upon the specific position.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly at distances close to the eyes.

Auditory Acuity: Must have sufficient acuity to identify auditory alarms in noisy environments.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards associated with a hospital environment.

Must have visual accuracy and auditory acuity. Must be able to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately.

Reporting Relationship:

Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, Team Leader, or Registered Nurse for work direction.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

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.