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Labor & Delivery RN - Sign-on Bonus!

Location : Fort Mohave AZ 86426
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : At least 2 years L&D experience
Required Education : Bachelors Degree preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - RNs & Nurse Management

Job Description :

We have a client in Fort Mohave, AZ who is in need of a Labor & Delivery RN.




SCHEDULE: Night Shift




$20K Sign-on Bonus for a 5-year commitment




The Registered Nurse promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for a given population based upon age specific and cultural needs.  This is done in a collaborative multidisciplinary approach embracing quality and safety and providing physical and psychological support along the healthcare continuum.   




JOB FUNCTIONS



  • Uses critical thinking and nursing judgments to analyze assessment data to make independent nursing decisions and formulate nursing diagnoses.

  • Based on assessments and analysis of data, the RN formulates, modifies, and prioritizes strategies to meet the patient’s goals.

  • Assigns nursing activities to other RN’s, and delegates activities to LPN’s within their scope of practice and UAP’s within their competency.

  • The RN supervises, monitors, and evaluates the care of delegated tasks.

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.

  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.

  • Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

  • Assures quality of care by measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital philosophies and standards of care set by Arizona State Board of Nursing, and other governing agency regulations.

  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

  • Contributes to the maintenance of a safe working environment and the employee’s own personal safety.

  • Recognizes safety hazards and takes action to maintain a safe environment

  • Adheres to Life Safety Codes, MSDS, Infection Control, and all other regulatory and hospital policies.

  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by completing Life Talent assignments, maintaining professional certifications and licensure requirements.

  • Promotes cooperative relationships among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.

  • Contributes to team effort in accomplishing departmental goals and objectives

  • Strives daily to give all customers excellent care and promotes Valley View Medical Centers’ Standards of Behavior


Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelors Degree preferred

  • At least 2 years L&D experience

  • Must be able to start IV on an infant

  • Must have experience caring for newborns

  • BLS

  • ACLS

  • NRP

  • AWOHNN (Fetal Heart Monitoring Certification)

  • Valid Arizona R.N. or Compact State License


OTHER SKILLS


  1. Strong communication, leadership, interpersonal, decision-making and team building skills are essential to joining the OB unit. 

  2. Ability to help mentor new nurses working in the labor and delivery unit.


 


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