RN - Labor & Delivery

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job Description

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities for the Laboring, antenatal and Post-Partum patient. Activities include, but are not limited to, use of the nursing process in the utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient. Registered Nurses also supervise the activities of Licensed Practical Nurses, Unit Assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants. Registered Nurses work within the framework of the State Nurse Practice Act and follow hospital policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse also complies with hospital and nursing standards in the performance of job duties and responsibilities. The Registered Nurse will support the goals and objectives of the department and of the hospital.

Minimum Qualifications: Successfully completed Board Certified Nursing Program. Current LA RN License and BLS certification through the American Heart Association is required. One year Labor and Delivery experience required.AWHONN Intermediate & Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 24 months of hire. Must be able to meet weekend (every other), shift (as listed on job posting) and holiday requirements. The New Family Center operates utilizing the LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Post-Partum) concept; 12 hour shifts are worked. Your interest in this service is welcomed!

Preferred Qualifications:ACLS and NRP preferred on hire, required within 6 months of hire.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%)- seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing
Occasionally (1%-33%)- climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), stooping, crouching

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