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Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Modesto
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview:$5,000 EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE AVAILABLE DOEServing the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute.The RN functions within the full scope of licensure to implement the nursing process. The RN will assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on assessment, direct implementation of the plans of care for a group of patients, collaborate with the charge nurse and care team, and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. Duties will include administration of medications, performing prescribed treatments, managing medical equipment, assisting with patient ADL (activities of daily living) including lifting, turning, and mobilizing patients.The RN assures that physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural, and self-care needs of patients and families are addressed.The RN actively participates in supporting and meeting the hospital's goals for patient satisfaction and national quality core measures.The RN is evaluated based on the Benner model of clinical competence. This model recognizes the process of professional development, which moves from beginning understanding and application of nursing principles to expert practice acquired through experience and formal training. Five primary domains define nursing care at MMC: Nursing Process, Clinical Knowledge and Decision Making, Nurse Patient Relationship, Collaboration, and Leadership. It is recognized that RNs develop skills and abilities as they synthesize knowledge while moving through defined stages of learning. The evaluation is based on how the individual meets defined standards.Qualifications:Education, Licensure, and Certification Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ASN) required, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Current and valid licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California OR must obtain prior to commencement of employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification must be obtained within 90 days of employment.
  • Basic Fetal Monitoring certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Advanced Fetal Monitoring certificate must be obtained within 2 years of hire*.
    • RN with less than 1 year of L&D experience must obtained Basic Fetal monitoring within 6 months of hire and then Advanced Fetal Monitoring within 2 years after that. For Nurses with more than one year of L&D experience - Advanced Fetal Monitoring must be obtained with one year of hire.Experience Qualifications:
      • One year recent experience (within the past five years) working as aRegistered Nurse in an acute care facility highly preferred.- OR -
        • Successful completion of MMC's Clinical Nurse Resident (CNR) program OR completion of a new graduate RN program within the last two years is required.
        • Experience working in a similar unit (Obstetrics, NICU, Nursery, or Labor and Delivery) with comparable patient acuity preferred.
        • Experience and ability to circulate in the operating room.Skills and Knowledge Qualifications:
          • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of nursing process in addressing physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of patients.
          • Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.
          • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.
          • Timely completion of unit specific orientation and competencies.
          • Ability to navigate and perform required electronic documentation for the job using a windows based system.
          • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.Organization:Memorial Medical Center, ModestoEmployee Status: RegularBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: NightShift Hours:12 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Varied DaysWeekend Requirements: OtherSchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:72Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

Keywords: Sutter Health, Modesto , Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Healthcare , Modesto, California

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