Fairview Health Services

  • RN Labor and Delivery/Post-Partum

    Job Locations US-MN-Edina
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(9/18/2019 1:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-39506
    Profession
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    Speciality
    Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum
    Location
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    Shift
    night
    Hours per 2 weeks
    60
    Department
    Delivery Rooms
  • Overview

     

    The Fairview Southdale Hospital is an award winning multispecialty health care system in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. It is comprised of more than 40 specialty services, using innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine. This position is a night position, 12 hour shifts with every third weekend. Benefit eligible.

     

     

    The Birthplace – Labor and Delivery & Family Care Center 

    • Average births 250/month
    • 11 Labor/delivery/birthing rooms for inpatient antepartum, labor & delivery
    • 3 OB triage rooms, 2 OR’s, and Recovery room along with training in advanced fetal monitoring and/or OR experience
    • RN’s in Labor & Delivery must be BLS and NRP certified.
    • Average number of patients per RN follows AWHONN recommendations.
    • 30 beds Mom/Baby private rooms – Couplet Care – Baby friendly philosophy
    • Average number of couplets per RN on day/evening/ night shift follows AWHONN recommendations.
    • Professional growth encouraged by cross-training staff to other units within the Birthplace
    • Lactation consultant for inpatient care on unit

     

     

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Knowledge and skill in the nursing role when caring for  patients undergoing the following procedures/interventions:

    • Circumcisions
    • Cesarean sections
    • Vacuum and forceps assisted deliveries
    • Newborn deliveries
    • Ultrasound
    • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling
    • Fern and amnisure tests
    • BiliChecks
    • Newborn hearing screening

    Knowledge and skill in the safe operation of the following equipment on the unit.

    • Infant warmers
    • Phototherapy equipment
    • Defibrillator
    • Cautery equipment

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Two years current labor & delivery RN experience.
    • MN RN License
    • Current BLS

    Preferred:

    • NRP

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