Specific duties include:
•Providing support for the mother during labor
•Monitoring the fetal heart rate and maternal vital signs
•Measuring the strength and timing of contractions
•Performing diagnostic tests
•Consulting with physicians, and other members of the care team
•Assisting with inducing labor
•Coaching mother during delivery
•Identifying and assisting with complications
•Assisting with various procedures including cesarean sections
•Monitoring and performing test on newborns
•Administering medications to newborns
•Assisting with breastfeeding
•Providing education and support to mothers and families after delivery and encouraging a positive environment for the best experience possible for patients and families
Minimum Education/Training Graduate of Accredited Registered Nursing Program.
Registered Nurse licensed in Tennessee.
BLS: All Clinical RN’s:
Employee must obtain Basic Life support (BLS) Certification with 6 months of hire date and maintain continuous certification throughout their employment. Failure to maintain certification may result in corrective action.
ACLS: Designated Charge RNs, Emergency Department RNs, Critical Care RNs, Women’s Center RNs, Operating Room RNs, Recovery Room RNs, Ambulatory Surgery RNs
Employee must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within 9 months of hire date and maintain continuous certification throughout their employment.
1 year in Med-Surgical unit; Prior OB experience preferred.
Sitting, standing, bending, squatting, reaching, lifting 50 lbs., walking 3 miles per shift, pushing 300 lbs. Must have full use of both upper (to include hands/fingers) and lower extremities. Must be able to see with corrective eyewear. Must be able to hear with assistive device.
Henry County Medical Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We look forward to hearing form you soon!