At Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, our obstetricians, labor and delivery nurses, and maternity nurses are dedicated to providing the best possible birth experience for women and families. With advanced training and years of experience, we provide compassionate care for mothers, babies, and their families throughout labor and delivery.
We are looking for an experienced Labor and Deliver Nurse to lead our amazing team. This position will work in a fast-paced environment . We are looking for highly motivated, detail oriented, energetic employees to help bring smiles to our patient’s faces!
Develop and implement an effective action plan to improve performance in the department.
Develops unit's annual capital and operational budgets with assistance from nursing administration personnel.
Provides direct patient care and/or functions as "charge" position as needed. Seeks out opportunities to teach and mentor other nursing personnel on formal and/or informal basis. Evaluates and supervises provision of patient care by other personnel assigned to unit.
Adheres and facilitates adherence by other personnel to all policies and procedures, code of ethics, JCAHO standards, and nationally recognized standards of nursing practice. Reviews nursing assignments and revises as necessary to meet specific needs of patients and/or to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. Implements disciplinary interventions, including termination, as appropriate and in compliance with policy.
Participates in identification and resolution of physician, patient and/or family complaints.
Reviews schedule and staffing plan with other Command Center personnel to ensure adequate coverage of patient care needs on daily shift or shift-by-shift basis. Utilizes staffing guidelines and/or patient acuity system and employs most cost effective option in providing appropriate patient care.
Interviews and makes final decision regarding hiring of all nursing personnel for unit. Implements disciplinary interventions, including termination, as appropriate and in compliance with policy. Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of performance improvement activities. Completes performance reviews and orientation evaluations of nursing personnel. Implements termination of nursing personnel with approval from Chief Nursing Officer and/or Human Resources.
Conducts staff meetings and coordinates special projects, which may include educational activities, research projects, recruitment, and interdisciplinary and hospital committees. Collaborates with nursing staff and Nurse Educator to meet educational needs of current nursing personnel. Promotes personal and professional growth of all nursing personnel by allowing opportunities for active participation in unit-based activities and appropriate patient care. Seeks out opportunities to teach.
Provides and supports efforts to develop teamwork between all nursing personnel, employees and staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or completion of Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (Required)
Master's in Nursing or related field preferred
5+ Experience in a high-risk labor and delivery/Level III institution with proven management skills (Required)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
Phoebe Putney Health System is southwest Georgia’s preferred career choice for professionals who want to improve the community’s health by joining a respected, cutting-edge team. We offer you the opportunity to collaborate with the best colleagues in a friendly, close-knit setting that feels like family. Your career at Phoebe will allow you to apply learned skills, explore new paths and advance into greater opportunities.
With Four Hospitals and Sixty Ambulatory Clinics, we serve 14 counties in Southwest Georgia in providing excellent healthcare service to our communities!