DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY: The Family Birth Center RN positions include bedside RNs on various units throughout St. Charles Health System. These departments provide 24/7 specialized care to patients throughout their hospitalization and discharge.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The RN provides quality patient and family centered care as a member of the health care team in accordance with St. Charles Health System mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. Applies standards for professional nursing practice and focuses clinical care to enhance the experience for patients, families, and all others. As a nurse, this position will oversee the work of other caregivers, providing specific care to assigned patient(s) throughout the shift, as required under the scope of the RN licensure.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Maintains and demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of nursing principles, practices, standards, and techniques and applies this knowledge in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and procedures and within laws and regulations governing nursing practice in the State of Oregon.
Assesses the patient’s condition and needs using critical thinking and clinical judgment: sets outcomes; implements appropriate nursing actions and collaborates with other disciplines to meet the patient’s/family’s physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual needs; and evaluates patient’s progress.
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with St. Charles Health System policies and procedures for medication administration.
Documents all patient care with proficiency in compliance with hospital policies, procedures and regulatory agencies.
Participates in activities that promote professional growth and development of self and others.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change.
Provides a therapeutic presence in service to others by purposefully responding to the needs of patients in a caring way, including introducing oneself and explaining role in patient’s care, asking the patient his or her preferred name, sitting with the patient to determine his or her care goals, active listening, communicating effectively and appropriately through touch, eye contact, etc.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers, patients and guests
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Performs stand by callback as assigned. Varies by department.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Required: Current Oregon RN license
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.
ACLS within 6 months of hire
AWHONN Certified Fetal Monitoring Course
Intermediate or Advance Fetal Heart Monitoring required within 2 year of hire
RNs starting on or prior to June 13, 2018, STABLE is required by June 30th 2019
RNs starting after June 13, 2018 STABLE is required within 6 months of hire date
Preferred: Department specific acute care certification. (i.e. RNC, IBCLC)
Required: 1 year of recent Labor & Delivery experience
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Internal Number: R1006290
About St. Charles Health System
Headquartered in Bend, Oregon, St. Charles Health System is a private, nonprofit corporation. We are Central Oregon's largest employer with more than 4,300 caregivers. We are dedicated to providing high-quality care and bringing the latest in healthcare technology to the communities we serve. St. Charles Health System provides a full range of evidence-based healthcare services with a strong focus on population health guided by our vision of creating America’s healthiest community, together.
You can have the career of your dreams and outdoor activities just beyond your door, all while being part of a vibrant, family-friendly community. We offer nation-leading pay, excellent benefits, and relocation assistance for qualified candidates.To learn more and apply, visit our website at www.stcharleshealthcare.org/careers.
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