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RN Inpatient - Labor & Delivery Job

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 8/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/16/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Bellingham Referral - n/a -    

RN Inpatient - Labor & Delivery Job

Date:Sep 13, 2014

Location:Bellingham, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:49048

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Labor & Delivery (2330)

HOURS PER PAY PERIOD:  72

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington has an opportunity available for a RN experienced in Labor & Delivery nursing, for a night shift, 72 hour per pay period position.  Position requires labor and delivery nursing experience, WA State RN license, healthcare provider BLS, and must have a fetal health surveillance certificate, or can obtain before hire.  Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: 
• Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
• BSN preferred. 
• Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 
• One year of experience as a registered nurse preferred.  Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 
• Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing. 
• Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
• NRP within 12 months of hire.
• Fetal Health surveillance certificate.

OTHER SKILLS: 
• Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
• Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
• Basic computer skills

Location:  Bellingham, WA 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Night
Shift Length:12 Hours
FTE:0.9  
Work Type:  Part Time
Salary range starts at:$29.42
Required Certifications/Licensure:AWHONN - Fetal Heart Monitoring; Basic Life Support; Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Registered Nurse - Washington 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS 


Nearest Major Market:Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market:Everett
Job Segment:Nursing, OB/GYN, Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, Medical, Healthcare