Labor and Delivery RN

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
May 05, 2018
Ref
08967-4278
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital
provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services.  Southern Hills Hospitals advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience



RN Critical Care - Labor & Delivery - PRN


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.

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