Provides professional nursing care by utilizing the nursing process to care for patient within an assigned unit.
Coordinates care planning with other disciplines
Under the supervision and administration of the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse of assigned Unit, the Staff RN is responsible for the nursing care in an assigned nursing unit or a portion of a nursing unit.
Attend fetal monitoring course
Receive 45 CEU's every 3 years
Inpatient Obstetrical National Certification recommended
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Current RN licensure
BLS certification required
ACLS with OB emphasis within the first year
NRP within the first 6 months
STABLE within the first year
Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to communicate with physicians, all levels of hospital personnel, patients, visitors and families.
Pass pharmacology test given by NARMC with a score of 80% or above.
Post-orientation, demonstrate knowledge as to patient care, medications, ability to recognize emergency situations then take appropriate actions.
Knowledge of childbearing women and newborns.
Must demonstrate interest in obstetrical service.
Neonatal resuscitation current.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English