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Registered Nurse (RN) - OB

Company: Mile Bluff Medical Center
Location: Mauston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGeneral Information:Job title: Registered NurseDepartment: OBShift/Schedule: Full-time Night Shift, 72 hours per pay period; three, 12 hour shifts per weekWeekends: rotating weekendsHolidays: Holiday RotationPosition Summary:Provides quality nursing care for maternal and newborn patients. Cooperates with other professional staff to provide services that reflect the caring philosophy of the hospital. Position Responsibilities:

  • Completes initial nursing histories, assesses patient's conditions, and develops individual plan of care for patients assigned to the unit and intermediate EFM 6-12 months.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcome, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Accurately administers medications and performs procedures that cannot be delegated.
  • Assesses labor progression.
  • Manages induction of labor and cervical ripening.
  • Deals competently with medical emergencies including prolapsed cord, breech deliver, postpartum hemorrhage, precipitous delivery, uterine rupture, management of meconium, abruptio placenta, and placenta previa.
  • Performs and accurately interrupts fetal heart monitoring.
  • Makes assessment of labor progress using Friedman labor curve.
  • Manages pregnancy related concerns such as hypertension and diabetes.
  • Initiates intravenous therapy and use of infusion pumps.
  • Participates in emergency drug administration.
  • Assists with vacuum extractor and/or forceps deliveries.
  • Assesses condition of the newborn and recognizes situations of heightened surveillance or situations that require a higher level of care.
  • Performs neonatal resuscitation and assists with intubation within scope of practice.
  • Recognizes and manages neonatal sepsis.
  • Cares for preterm infants and others with special problems within scope of practice.
  • Performs gavage feeding if required.
  • Monitors for neonatal hypoglycemia.
  • Other duties requested within scope of practice.Position Requirements:Minimum Education:
  • Current Wisconsin Nursing License. RNs with an active Compact Licensure to obtain a Wisconsin RN license within 90 days of relocating to Wisconsin.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • AHA BLS within 1 month of hire
  • NRP within 1 year of hire
  • Stable ALSO within 2 years of hire
  • ACLS preferredRequired Skills:
    • Demonstrated competencies in the care of antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum patient and newborn.
    • Ability to function independently, and as part of a team
    • Empathy for the needs of patients
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multitask
    • Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain knowledge in caring for newborn through geriatric patients

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Keywords: Mile Bluff Medical Center, Madison , Registered Nurse (RN) - OB, Healthcare , Mauston, Wisconsin

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