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  • RN

    Job ID
    2018-58282
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Labor And Delivery Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    24
    Facility
    St Rose Dominican - San Martin
    Shift
    Night
    Location
    LAS VEGAS
    State/Province
    NV
    Standard Hours
    7p-7:30a, varied nights, weekend and holiday commitment
    Work Schedule
    12 Hour
  • Overview

    As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-faith based health care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years.  As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need.  St. Rose Dominican is a member of Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics.  Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved.  You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

     

    • Bed Size: 23 Usual Admitting Diagnosis: Labor and Delivery/Newborn care – Gynecological surgeries
    • Population Served: Women and infants
    • Special Equipment: Fetal monitor
    • Accreditations: Baby Friendly
    • Nurse to patient ratio, if applicable: 2:1 early labor, 1:1 active labor, 4:1 couplet care 

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    The Labor Registered Nurse triages and cares for laboring patients under the direction of the Maternal Child

    Manager/Director. Additional patient populations served by the labor nurse include ante-partum, post-partum/newborn, and post-gynecological. The registered nurse employs critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an assessment of the subjective experiences of patients.  Registered nurses use this critical thinking process to apply the best available evidence and research data to the processes of diagnosis and treatment.  Nurses continually evaluate quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and seek to optimize outcomes.  Medical/clinical knowledge, technical and clinical skills, clinical judgment, interpersonal skills and communication as indicated in the current Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals are essential components of nursing practice. All registered nurses practice within the scopes and standards of practice set forth by the American Nurses Association.

     

    • This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:  

     

    • 1 year of the last 2 years, recent experience as an RN in Labor and Delivery, or as an RN in an acute care setting and successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training program.  
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 
    • EFM = External Fetal Monitoring course within 1 year of hire.  
    • Antepartum, Intrapartum, Postpartum, Post-gynecological and Level 1 Newborn Care.
    • Circulate for surgical procedures performed on the Maternal Child Unit.
    • Electronic Fetal Monitoring.
    • Medical Screening Exam Competency and Triage Obstetrical Patients (within 6 months of hire for experienced nurses (Prior nursing experience- a minimum of one (1) year of independent practice in Labor & Delivery experience). 
    • Newborn stabilization and resuscitation (baby catcher).
    • Post Anesthesia Care. 
    • RN = Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada.
    • CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA
    • CT NRP = Neonatal Resuscitation Program
    • CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA  within 6 months of hire.
    • CT-STABLE within 6 mos of hire. 

     

    Preferred Qualifications:  

     

    • 3 years of the last 5 years recent experience as an RN in Labor and Delivery or equivalent in a setting with 100 births/month.  
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  
    • Certification in Specialty Area.  

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