LPN - Maternity & Newborn Care

Employer
Hunterdon Healthcare
Location
Flemington, New Jersey
Posted
Jul 24, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2331375493
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Position#Summary The LPN is responsible for scrubbing at CS stocking and restocking of OR, triage, cherry warmers, IV trays, stocking of rooms, assisting RN during delivery and in clearing room of delivery equipment. He/she functions as Unit Coordinator and PCA as needed. Under the supervision of the RN provides quality nursing care through the application of the nursing process using evidence based practice focusing on excellent outcomes and patient experience within the framework of Shared Governance. # #Primary Position Responsibilities Facilitate patient care with the care team Maintain Patient Safety and clean, safe environment Other duties as assigned Promotes and supports an organized work environment # #Work Contact Group (Internal/External) HMC employees, Providers, Patients and Family, Visitors # Vendors # #Reporting Relationships Reports to (position): Director Maternal Newborn Care Center Supervises (position(s): None # #Qualifications Minimum Education: Required: Advanced specialized education or technical training in LPN. Preferred: None Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation): Required: One year LPN experience. Preferred: One year acute care experience/OR scrub experience. License, Registry or Certification: Required: Current New Jersey LPN licensure required. Current American Heart Association CPR certification and American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required.# If not complete upon hire must complete within 6 months of hire or by completion of orientation.# 20 hours of Baby Friendly Breastfeeding support education required.# Baby Friendly education will be provided at Hunterdon. Preferred: None Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Required: Normal knowledge of basic patient care equipment, wheelchairs, and stretchers. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Must pass annual clinical competency based program and mandated in-service education including OBT/scrub skills. Preferred: None

Position Summary

* The LPN is responsible for scrubbing at CS stocking and restocking of OR, triage, cherry warmers, IV trays, stocking of rooms, assisting RN during delivery and in clearing room of delivery equipment. He/she functions as Unit Coordinator and PCA as needed. Under the supervision of the RN provides quality nursing care through the application of the nursing process using evidence based practice focusing on excellent outcomes and patient experience within the framework of Shared Governance.

Primary Position Responsibilities

* Facilitate patient care with the care team

* Maintain Patient Safety and clean, safe environment

* Other duties as assigned

* Promotes and supports an organized work environment

Work Contact Group (Internal/External)

* HMC employees, Providers, Patients and Family, Visitors & Vendors

Reporting Relationships

* Reports to (position):
* Director Maternal Newborn Care Center

* Supervises (position(s):
* None

Qualifications

* Minimum Education:
* Required:
* Advanced specialized education or technical training in LPN.

* Preferred:
* None

* Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):
* Required:
* One year LPN experience.

* Preferred:
* One year acute care experience/OR scrub experience.

* License, Registry or Certification:
* Required:
* Current New Jersey LPN licensure required.

* Current American Heart Association CPR certification and American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required. If not complete upon hire must complete within 6 months of hire or by completion of orientation.

* 20 hours of Baby Friendly Breastfeeding support education required. Baby Friendly education will be provided at Hunterdon.

* Preferred:
* None

* Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
* Required:
* Normal knowledge of basic patient care equipment, wheelchairs, and stretchers.

* Good interpersonal and communication skills.

* Must pass annual clinical competency based program and mandated in-service education including OBT/scrub skills.

* Preferred:
* None