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LifePoint Health RN OB PRN in Pulaski, Tennessee

The Registered Nurse in the OB Department provides direct and indirect patient care. He/She applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Registered Nurse must possess good communication skills and must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, peers, patients, and families. He/She works collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure quality care is delivered.

The Registered Nurse working in the OB department will care for various types of patients including but not limited to antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, newborn, GYN surgery patients.

Essential Functions

Providing nursing care appropriate to the condition and needs of the patient.

Consulting and collaborating with physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide care to the patients.

Establishing, reviewing, revising, and following the patient plan of care

Administering medications and treatments within the scope of practice for a Registered Nurse

Recording patient care activities including assessment, reassessment, and ongoing treatment notes within the patient’s medical record.

Using a variety of computer systems

Operating medical equipment used in the care of the patient.

Providing patient and family education related to treatment, diagnosis, medications, discharge, and self-care.

Providing patient care following nursing standards of care in a manner that promotes excellent outcomes, avoids harm to patients, and promotes heath and healing.

The ability and willingness to follow established Standards of Performance

Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English Must possess the ability to work under pressure, to adapt quickly in changing situations, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge to a variety of settings.

Organizational Expectations

Actively participates in Foundation Safety Behavior Tools and Tactics such as Briefs, Debriefs, Huddles, Learning Board Activities, Executive Patient Safety Rounds and reporting of unanticipated and unintended patient events regardless of whether there is harm.

Provide effective mentoring Be loyal to the absent Always manage up Consistent use of AIDET & 5 P's Uphold the facilities Standards of Performance

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Must possess an active TN RN license or a compact state license with the intent to obtain a TN RN license within 30 days of hire.

Required Skills BLS current or within 90 days of hire date. AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course at time of hire or obtain certification within 30 days of hire. S.T.A.B.L.E. current or within 6 months of hire. ACLS current or within 90 days of hire date. NRP current or within 90 days of hire date.

Job: *Nursing

Organization: *Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski

Title: RN OB PRN

Location: Tennessee-Pulaski

Requisition ID: 7415-3096

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