RN-Labor & Delivery
Lakeland, FL US
RN Labor & Delivery Job Description:
-The RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
-Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
-Carries out physician orders.
-Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
-Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
-Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
-Instructs and educates patients and families.
-Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
-Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
-Orients and mentors new staff members.
-Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
RN Labor & Delivery Job Requirements:
-Nursing Diploma or ASN required; BSN Preferred
-1-2 years’ experience in Labor & Delivery.
-Able to work in Nursery.
-Current Florida State Registered Nurse license required
-BLS, ACLS and NRP - Fetal Monitoring Course
-STABLE highly desirable
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