Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program.
Licensure, Certification and Registration: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider, ACLS, NRP & Fetal Monitoring Certificate-AWHONN or NCC
Required Work Experience: One year L&D experience, however will train nurses who have a passion to work in Labor & Delivery.
Provides direct patient care in an area designated as a specialty unit in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
1. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
2. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including disposition, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
3. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
4. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communications skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Memorial Regional Hospital, a 757 bed Level 1 Trauma Center, is the flagship facility of the Memorial Healthcare System. Memorial Regional Hospital holds a distinguished reputation for advanced medicine and technology, with over 70 specialties and sub-specialties practiced here. With a focus on patient and family-centered care, we continue to set the stage for award-winning care and unparalleled opportunities for our healthcare team.
Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Employment at Memorial Healthcare System is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.