Clinical RN OB $7500.00 Sign on Bonus Nights
Job Details
Entry
Henry County Medical Center - Paris, TN
N/A
FT 72
Associates Degree
Undisclosed
None
Nights
Health Care
Job Summary

The Registered Staff Nurse assumes professional nursing responsibility and accountability within a designated time frame for the care and treatment of assigned patients. He/she prescribes nursing care utilizing the nursing process in the development of nursing diagnoses and expected outcomes, delegates nursing care based on the competency of team members, coordinates care utilizing available resources and the environment. Interacts with other health care team members and/or disciplines in accordance with standard nursing practice and Henry County Medical Center policies. The ages of the patients served are neonates, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Exceptions include no neonates in surgery and no neonates, pediatric or adolescent patients in psychiatry.

Partner will be responsible for assisting, supporting and educating women with newborns during the four stages of delivery: antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal.

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

Administering medications

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

 

Qualifications

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

•Administering medications

•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

Qualifications:

Minimum Education/Training Graduate of Accredited Registered Nursing Program.

Licensure/Certification:

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.

Experience:

1 year in Med-Surgical unit; Prior OB experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

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!

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