Registered Nurse – Labor Delivery

Location: Denver, CO
Date Posted: 10-19-2016
Job Title:   Registered Nurse – Labor Delivery
Location:   Denver, CO.
Duration:   Full time
Salary:       Negotiable
 
Summary:
Must have a minimum of 2 years L&D experience - high risk experience preferred. BSN preferred   
This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.  The  Obstetric RN oversees and directs the care of pregnant women and their families.  The Obstetric RN is responsible for the care of pregnant patients and their families in antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.  In addition, the obstetric RN cares for the patient during vaginal and cesarean delivery, as well as other OB surgical procedures.  Serves as primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.  Oversees and directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients.  When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our twelve core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.  The intent of these values is to assure that P/SLMC creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality. 

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; 
BLS Healthcare Provider;   
NRP  within 3 months of hire; 
ACLS  within 6 months of hire.  
AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Course  within 1 year. 

Education: 
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  
BSN preferred. 

Experience: 
Two years experience in acute care preferred.  

Special Qualifications: 
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. 
Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. 
Strong critical thinking skills. 
Degree of supervision required: 
Involves general guidance and direction by the  Patient Care Director, Nurse  Manager and Unit Charge Nurse.  Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.    

Ages of Patients Served:  
This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families.  Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category.  The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards.  (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
 
 
Skills and Certifications
Current licensure in the State of Colorado
BLS Healthcare Provider required
NRP within 3 months of hire
ACLS within 6 months of hire
AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Course within 1 year
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No


Candidate Details
2+ to 5 years experience
Minimum Education - Associate's Degree
 
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