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RN Labor and Delivery/Post-Partum

Fairview Health Services
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center, Nonprofit
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The Fairview Southdale Hospital is an award winning multispecialty health care system in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. It is comprised of more than 40 specialty services, using innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine.

**This is a night position, 12 hour shifts with every third weekend. Benefit eligible.**

The Birthplace - Labor and Delivery & Family Care Center

+ Average births 250/month

+ 11 Labor/delivery/birthing rooms for inpatient antepartum, labor & delivery

+ 3 OB triage rooms, 2 OR's, and Recovery room along with training in advanced fetal monitoring and/or OR experience

+ RN's in Labor & Delivery must be BLS and NRP certified.

+ Average number of patients per RN follows AWHONN recommendations.

+ 30 beds Mom/Baby private rooms - Couplet Care - Baby friendly philosophy

+ Average number of couplets per RN on day/evening/ night shift follows AWHONN recommendations.

+ Professional growth encouraged by cross-training staff to other units within the Birthplace

+ Lactation consultant for inpatient care on unit


The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.

Knowledge and skill in the nursing role when caring for patients undergoing the following procedures/interventions:

+ Circumcisions

+ Cesarean sections

+ Vacuum and forceps assisted deliveries

+ Newborn deliveries

+ Ultrasound

+ Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling

+ Fern and amnisure tests

+ BiliChecks

+ Newborn hearing screening

Knowledge and skill in the safe operation of the following equipment on the unit.

+ Infant warmers

+ Phototherapy equipment

+ Defibrillator

+ Cautery equipment



+ MN RN License

+ Current BLS for Health Care Providers

+ 2-5 years of current RN Labor and Delivery experience.




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_Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals-including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital-serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota._

_Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview's 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education._

**_Vaccination Update_**

_As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis._

_EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status._

**Job Locations** _US-MN-Edina_

**Posted Date** _2 weeks ago_ _(4/14/2022 6:38 AM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2022-92128_

**_Profession_** _Nursing (RN/LPN)_

**_Speciality_** _Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum_

**_Department_** _Delivery Rooms_

**_Shift_** _night_

**_Hours per 2 weeks_** _60_

**_Location_** _Fairview Southdale Hospital_
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