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Registered Nurse- Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum Unit

Novant Health ALL
Marvin, North Carolina
Closing date
Apr 6, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center, Nonprofit

Novant Health Ballantyne Medical Center - based on the success of our other community hospitals, we believe a hospital in South Charlotte, serving Ballantyne and the surrounding areas, will improve the quality of, and access to, care in southern Mecklenburg County. The $180 million investment will bring acute care resources to the growing suburban population in south Charlotte at a state-of-the-art brand new medical facility slated to open in June 2023. This will be a 48 bed facility, including 36 acute care beds and 12 observation rooms. Orientation for this position starts in March for internal and external candidates but we can work with candidates timeline if more time is needed.

We are seeking Women's Services RN's for our Labor, Delivery, Recovery & Postpartum unit (LDRP) to work and be supportive and compassionate during all phases of ante-through postpartum care. When mothers and babies begin their journey at Novant with excellent nurses by their side, the bond is remarkable! Must have prior Labor & Delivery experience within the past 5 years


This is a full-time, 36 hour per week NIGHT shift position. The hours are 7P-7A. Weekend and holiday rotation required.

  • This all-inclusive LDRP unit takes care of Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum patients.
  • The Registered Nurse serves as a leader of the healthcare team at Novant Health by establishing an authentic personalized relationship with the patient and their chosen support system.
  • RN's on this unit do both L/D and Mother/Baby

What we offer:
  • $15,000 SIGNING BONUS POSITION for eligible RNs.
  • Generous PTO accrual biweekly.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including $1 for $1 matching contributions up to 6% of pay towards 403(b) plan contributions.
  • Competitive compensation
  • Career advancement

Why become an RN at Novant Health?
  • Novant Health earned recognition in 2018 for reducing a healthcare disparity among its patients
  • Novant Health's board of trustees was one of five boards honored at the second annual NACD NXT™ Recognition Awards and named best in the nation for nonprofits
  • Best Maternity Hospitals in the nation for 2020
  • Novant Health has earned multiple recognitions from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation for having more than 10 facilities designated as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality."
  • We are honored to be recognized by Forbes magazine among its 2020 picks for America's Best Employers for Diversity.
  • Recognized 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.
  • Shared Governance
  • Clinical Ladder Program to help advance your career

#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth #NHBALMC #BALLANTYNE Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, required. 4 Year / Bachelors Degree, preferred.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a Board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. In order to be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course.
  • Experience: One year relevant experience, preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required. ENPC, TNCC or CEN, preferred.
  • Assessment: Demonstrates refined assessment skills to collaboratively discover the patient's story, integrating the following elements: subjective data, objective data, physical picture, psychosocial components, personal preferences and norms, and learning needs and preferences. Must be able to utilize an ongoing process to interpret data and recognize patterns and trends to determine both immediate and future care needs.
  • Planning: Dialogues with the patient/chosen support system to identify what is important to them and incorporate his/her preferences and norms into the individualized care plan. Engages the interdisciplinary care team in planning individualized care. Identifies relevant resources based on necessity and availability. Determines immediate needs and establishes realistic short term and long term goals based on desired outcomes. Prioritizes interventions to advance the patient toward optimal health or support a peaceful death. Constantly considers ongoing modification of care plan based on patient's needs, capabilities, and condition.
  • Implementation of Interdisciplinary Plan of Care: Acts with patient advocacy at the core of nursing care when implementing the interdisciplinary plan of care. Collaborates with healthcare team to educate patient and their support system. Analyzes, modifies, and implements strategies to progress the patient through their plan of care. Ensures completion of nursing interventions, medical orders, and other related therapies. Possesses the ability to prioritize job duties according to patients' needs and changing acuity levels. Administers and evaluates medication therapies, performs patient transfers and transports patients via wheelchair, hospital bed, or stretcher to other departments. Ability to lift and carry various equipment including portable cardiac monitors, bedside commodes, etc. Ability to provide routine nursing care such as start IVs, perform dressing changes, etc. for multiple patients in a timely manner. Ability to perform in critical situations including administering CPR.
  • Evaluation: Continuously assesses patient's progress toward goals and outcomes. Seeks input from patient and their chosen support system regarding progress toward goals . Analyzes and modifies plan of care with patient and interdisciplinary team as indicated to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Communication and Documentation: Communicates individualized plan of care and patient's progress toward goals to all members of the care team including the patient and his/her chosen support system. Consistently utilizes appropriate communication tools such as Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation, and Question (SBARQ) when communicating within the interdisciplinary team and when handing off patient care. Documents appropriate information in a timely manner.
  • Delegation: Appropriately delegates to ensure the implementation of the plan of care while ensuring patient safety, considering the nature of the task, competence of the delegate, and the patient's response. Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care by holding self and others accountable for optimal role performance.
  • Performance Accountability/Evidence-Based Practice: Demonstrates independence in the foundation of nursing care practice within the specialty. Practice according to your state's Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code of Ethics and ANA Bill of Rights. Seeks involvement in Shared Governance through council participation and/or by staying current with council activities. Identifies opportunities for process improvement, incorporates evidence-based practice and research. Engage in self-reflection and develop personal goals to enhance knowledge, obtain professional certification or pursue academic degree as strategies to promote professional growth. Integrate gained knowledge into practice. Maintain professional portfolio.
  • Teamwork: Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members/internal customers. Consistently demonstrates a willingness to adjust activities to accommodate the needs of team members/internal customers. Develops team members through mentoring, precepting, orientation, and providing feedback. Resolves conflicts independently, as appropriate. Accepts responsibility for actions and responds positively upon feedback from others.
  • RN - Labor and Delivery: NRP required within 90 days of hire. Fetal monitoring class required within 90 days of hire.
  • RN - Mother-Baby: NRP required within 90 days of hire. Breast feeding class required within 90 days of hire.
  • RN - Nursery (Not Special Care (SCN) or NICU): NRP required within 90 days of hire. STABLE preferred.
  • Prenatal: NRP required within 90 days of hire. Fetal monitoring required within 90 days of hire.
  • Women's Unit: NRP required within 90 days of hire. Fetal monitoring required within 90 days of hire.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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