RN - Birthing Center, FT

JOB SUMMARY

Delivers direct/indirect patient care to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment; implementation and prioritization of patient’s problems and needs; and development/implementation/evaluation of a nursing plan of care. Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care. Delegates effectively to appropriate team members. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing.
  • Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
  • Knowledge of current trends and demonstration of standards of care in assigned unit.
  • Successful completion of mandatory requirements including unit proficiencies/competencies.
  • Demonstration of effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstration of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstration of positive customer service.
Requirements Include: 
  • Graduate of an accredited program for nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the State of Ohio.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. and NRP required, annually will complete a KCH approved fetal heart rate education assignment. NCC certification in electronic fetal monitoring required within one year of hire.
  • Previous work experience in a patient setting preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year of medical surgical experience preferred; labor and delivery experience preferred.
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Job Specifics
Department: 
Birthing Center
Status: 
Shift: 
7:00p - 7:30a primarily or 7a -7:30p
Average Weekly Hours: 
36
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019