Labor %26 Delivery Nurse - PRN

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Dec 23, 2017
Ref
01541-15190
Specialty
OB / GYN
Contract Type
Permanent
For more than three decades, Sunrise Childrens Hospital
in Las Vegas has been Nevadas largest, most comprehensive childrens hospital dedicated to caring for infants, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. As the leading neonatal, pediatric, and maternal provider in the region, we partner with physicians and hospitals throughout the Southwest to offer the most comprehensive and advanced health programs as well as access to sub-specialties.


LABOR AND DELIVERY NURSE - PRN


The Labor and Delivery RN manages the nursing care of patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • 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.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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