RN Trainee L&D Transition in Practice Program

CommonSpirit Health
Folsom, California
Closing date
May 24, 2022

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center, Nonprofit
Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. We also provide comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and specialty orthopedic care. As a certified Joint Commission Stroke Center, Mercy Folsom provides exceptional care to our patients in our Medical Surgical and Intensive Care units, as well as our 25-bed Emergency Department. Our Family Birth Center features private and contemporary birthing suites where labor, delivery, and recovery occur in one room, as well as award-winning lactation training and support. Mercy Folsom received Among America's 250 Best Hospitals recognition and is a Primary Stroke Center.

Mercy Folsom's Family Birth Center has a current delivery volume of 50-65 a month. The unit consists of 8 LDRPs with overflow rooms for Postpartum if necessary on another floor.We offer labor tubs, aromatherapy and free volunteer doula services. Staff are trained to support women and help them achieve their desired birth experience with safety of mom and baby at the forefront of all we do. The staff is highly diversified with both L, Postpartum Care and NRP competencies and, should transport be required for an infant to a NICU/Intermediate Nursery, the staff is knowledgeable in stabilizing and transferring protocols. Position Summary: The incumbent is a professional who provides and supervises care to individuals and families. Utilizing a holistic approach, the registered nurse provides patient and family care based on the nursing process and consistently provides a safe and confidential environment throughout the delivery of care. As a professional, the registered nurse is responsible for providing leadership and maintaining personal professional development.

Minimum Qualifications for Labor & Delivery Trainee Position:Minimum 3 years of acute care RN experience OR 1 year of critical care RN experienceCurrent CA RN licensure Current AHA BLS certificationMeets Expectations or above on most recent annual performance evaluationPreference given to home facility RNsOther program details:Interview and final selection by 6/10/22Transfer into Labor & Delivery Transition in Practice program on Sunday, 07/10/2022Attend classes at the Dignity Health Collaborative Learning Center combined with shifts on the unit with assigned preceptorTrain for 18 weeks on Day shiftTransfer into L unit pay period start 11/13/22 be assigned to Full Time RN position on Night shift, and begin typical unit orientationExpected to commit to remaining a Dignity Health employee for at least one (1) year following the completion of the training program

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