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Registered Nurse (RN) Labor Delivery (L&D) (FT/Nights)

Snellville, GA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Eastside Medical Center – Snellville, GA
 
Registered Nurse (RN) – Labor & Delivery
 
Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.  Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.
 
Eastside Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – Labor & Delivery Full-Time Nights.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care and evidence by documentation, observation and competencies.
  • Assessment completed within time frame appropriate to population served, each shift and as needed by patient condition.
  • Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice for population served.
  • Plan is updated with any change in patient condition.
  • Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response.
  • Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.
  • Patient teaching is planned and implemented.
  • Delivers care with respect to the individuals spiritual and cultural needs.
  • Changes in patient’s physiological and behavioral status are recognized, documented as they occur.
  • Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.
  • Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge.
  • Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications.
  • Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within appropriate time period.
  • Implements orders in timely manner.
  • Meets physical and psychosocial needs for an assigned group of patients.
  • Patient care is prioritized and delegated based on patient needs.
  • Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Utilizes hospital ethics’ policies appropriately.
  • Maintains responsibility for patients assigned to LPNs or Nurse Technicians (directs their activities within their scope of practice.
  • Delivers care in a safe and effective manner.
  • Delivers medication according to policy; Scans and performs Medication Reconciliation.
  • Follows policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes.
  • Ensures accuracy in scanning and documentation of meds
  • Participates in process improvement activity standards.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Current Georgia RN license
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BLS – American Heart Association
  • ACLS (required within 60 days of hire)
  • NRP (required within 6 months of hire)
  • AWHONN (Introductory: within 3 months of hire. Intermediate: within 6-9 months of hire. Advanced:  after 2 years of employment)
  • Good communication skills
  • Labor Delivery experience required

Facility: Eastside Medical Center - Snellville
Job ID: 08621-11784
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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