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Registered Nurse, OB/Labor and Delivery- Day Shift - Boca Raton, FL - Labor and Delivery

Company: Healthcare District of Palm Beach County
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, OB/Labor and Delivery- Day Shift - Boca Raton, FL



Overview





An experienced, compassionate OB/Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse to assist with high-risk pregnancies, stabilizing, and referring/transferring patients to a facility that has obstetrical services.






Responsibilities





Essential Functions:

  • Triage obstetrical visits: rule out preterm labor, gestational hypertension, start treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum. Makes patient assessments and coordinate follow-up care.
  • Assist with vaginally delivering patients' in imminent situations not requiring surgical intervention as well as providing emotional support and encouragement during labor.
  • Taking and recording patients' blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
  • Helping patients to cope with miscarriages, stillbirths, and neonatal deaths.
  • Recognizes and determines at-risk patients and obstetrical emergencies and provide treatment accordingly.
  • Perform sterile vaginal exams.
  • Ability to interpret fetal monitoring strips based on various categories according to AWHONN standards of care and treats appropriately.
  • Assists the Health Care District's Ground Transportation Service with the transporting of obstetrical patients as needed.
  • Ability to perform evidence-based, unbiased, apolitical, culturally competent care
  • Proven experience as a nurse in a hospital or OB-GYN setting
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and clinical assessment skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Patient and compassionate
  • Strong ethics
  • Team spirit and positive attitude-- -- -- -- ----






    Qualifications





    Education:
    Nursing degree from an accredited nursing schoolExperience:
    • Two or more years practicing as an obstetrical/labor and delivery RN
    • Hospital experience requiredCertification:
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
      • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required
      • Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification required
      • Sugar and Safe Care, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work and Emotional Support (S.T.A.B.L.E.) preferredLicensure:
        • State of Florida Registered Nurse license requiredHealth Care District of Palm Beach County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate based on--race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.





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