JOB TITLE: Staff RN Labor & Delivery
REPORTS TO: Maternal Child Services Director
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to care for patients through early pregnancy up to and including the birth process (vaginal or cesarean) and newborn neonates. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Possesses critical thinking skills as demonstrated by ability to prioritize, problem solve, and communicate through chain of command. The treatment of patients should be individualized and should reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment needs for each patient. Performs all other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE : Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing preferred. BSN preferred. One year nursing experience in Maternal Child Services preferred. Experience in Labor & Delivery preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a current California RN license and BLS certification. ACLS certification within 90 days of hire or status change. Must obtain NRP within 60 days of hire or status change. Must obtain Basic Fetal Monitoring certificate within 60 days of hire (no L&D experience and new grads). Must possess current Advanced Fetal Monitoring certification or Electronic Fetal Monitoring as condition of employment for experienced L&D RN. Must obtain Advanced Fetal Monitoring certificate within 1 year of hire or status change (no L&D experience and new grads) and every 2 years thereafter (unless have Electronic Fetal Monitoring). Electronic Fetal Monitoring will be accepted in lieu of Basic and Advanced Fetal Monitoring, and must keep renewed and current.