The professional Labor and Delivery nurse uses the nursing process to plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care for the pregnant patient. The L&D nurse considers the patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, language barriers, age, teaching needs, and readiness to learn when providing care for the pregnant patient. The L&D nurse involves the interdisciplinary team in the plan of care and patient intervention. The RN II uses an autonomous practice. The RN II independently anticipates professional responsibilities and accepts accountability for professional actions. The RN II uses critical thinking skills in daily practice.
Successful mastery of nursing skills and knowledge related to a RN I position
Basic Computer Skills
NRP within 3 months of hire
Fetal Monitoring within 3 months of hire