St. Joseph Medical Center

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RN

at St. Joseph Medical Center

Posted: 4/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1888
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JOB SUMMARY:

Serves patients – adolescent and adults, ages 12 -54 with a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses and manages laboring woman’s physical condition/parameters and progress through the labor and delivery, including significant other in the process
  • Assesses fetal well being by means of electronic fetal monitoring and other standard parameters
  • Immediate stabilization of the neonate
  • Maternal recovery after delivery (vaginal or cesarean section)
  • Assumes circulating role for vaginal or cesarean section delivery
  • Assesses for and in collaboration with medical staff, stabilizes and evaluates effectiveness of interventions for obstetrical/medical complications such as:

· Pre-term Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)

· Pre-term Labor (PTL)

· Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)

· Hemolysis Elevated Liver Enzymes and Low Platelets (HELLP)

· Diabetes

· Placenta Previa

· Placental Abruption

  • Initiates parent infant bonding promoting a baby-friendly environment
  • Assesses learning needs and teaches patient and family

Scope of Care:

The Family Birth Center (FBC) comprises of 2 floors of the Women's Center. The third floor has twenty-eight (28) beds and a Transition Nursery. The fourth floor has twenty-two (22) beds with the capability to flex up to twenty-eight (28) beds. The fourth floor has the capability of a Transition Nursery.

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