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Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse

Employer
Stamford Health
Location
Stamford, Connecticut
Salary
Up to $58.80/Hour Base Rate + Critical Area Differentials and Benefits
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
Salary Range
$75,000 - $99,999

$10,000 Sign On Bonus for Experienced Candidates! Coordinate and deliver patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and following all established standards of practice within State and Federal guidelines. Provide supervision of non-RN personnel and act as a resource for ancillary staff on assigned unit.  Supervise unit activities when assigned to charge or clinical coordinator role. Act as preceptor to new staff and/or students as requested. Adhere to all Stamford Hospital’s policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program.  Provide safe and therapeutic care using the values inherent in our hospital culture.

Schedule: Full-Time, Night Shift 7PM to 8AM. Rotating weekends and holidays. Competitive Night Shift Differential!

CORE COMPETENCIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct patient care to a select group of patients and advocates on their behalf.
  • Assesses patient’s physical and psychosocial condition throughout the continuum of care.
  • Develops and communicate patient plan of care reflecting patient issues and proposed interventions to achieve desired patient outcome.
  • Collaborates with patient, family, and healthcare team in implementing plan of care.
  • Provides education as indicated after assessing the learning needs of the patient and family.
  • Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team and related departments to provide accurate information about the care of the patients.
  • Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with peer, managers, and other team members.
  • Displays a positive attitude and works to achieve an environment of respect, accountability, teamwork, integrity, and compassion. Does not support or take part in disruptive or negative behavior.
  • Respects and protects the patient’s rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only for professional purposes which are in the patient’s best interests with full consideration of their legal rights.
  • Practices the 5 rights to patient safety when administering medications, blood or blood products and treatments. (right patient, right medication, right route, right dose, right time)
  • Responds to crisis in a calm, efficient manner, directing others concisely.
  • Evaluates patient outcomes, effectiveness of plan of care and readiness for discharge and/or continuing care. Revise plan of care as needed and appropriately refer for additional services where indicated.
  • Documents pertinent information, observations, and all aspects of patient care clearly, concisely and in a timely manner.
  • Maintains equipment and utilizes supplies in a safe, cost effective manner.
  • Participates in and supports performance improvement and risk management activities.
  • Participates in clinical research activities and demonstrates evidence base practice.
  • Participates in ongoing regulatory readiness compliance.
  • Supports hospital-wide and unit specific initiatives (e.g., Planetree, Magnet, Stroke Certification, Joint Certification, etc.)
  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures and standards of care, which contribute to the achievement of the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
  • Takes responsibility for own professional development.
  • Stamford Hospital encourages nurses to actively seek ways to enhance professional knowledge and competence through participation in professional nursing organizations.
  • Complies with hospital attendance policy and department staffing policy and rotations.
  • Adheres to hospital and department specific dress code policy.
  • Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures and adheres to external agency requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested to maintain a high level of service.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

1) Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

2) Valid license as Registered Nurse in Connecticut.

3) BSN strongly preferred.

4) BLS certification required.

5) Maintain minimum of 6 contact hours annually.

 

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