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Registered Nurse / RN - Labor & Delivery / L&D - Full-time Nights 0.9

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 7/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/16/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Margate Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse / RN - Labor & Delivery / L&D - Full-time Nights 0.9(Job Number: 00456-2790)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County
Schedule: Full-time

Description

Registered Nurse / RN - Labor & Delivery / L&D
Full-time Nights
Northwest Medical Center
Margate, FL
Facility Description:
Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

With the opening of our brand new, state of the art CV Tower and the future expansion of our Emergency Room which will double our ER in size, there is a lot of opportunity for professional growth. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!
For the third consecutive year, HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies of 2013. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Join our tradition of excellence!
Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. We also offer $2,500 sign on bonus with a 1 year commitment (not applicable for current HCA employees)
Job Description:
The Labor and Delivery RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs including obtaining patient history and assessing for labor risk factors.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Cares for patients requiring fetal assessment/fetal monitoring.
  • Manages the patient's pain including epidural and patient controlled analgesia administration management.
  • Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs.
  • Assists physician during delivery, treatment, examination and surgical procedures.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required


Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider, ACLS and NRP.
  • 3-5 years of previous experience.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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