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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:38 PM

Registered Nurse Obstetrics (RN/OB)

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NSHC is recruiting for a Registered Nurse - OB to join our team!

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Job Description (RN OB):


Assess, plan, coordinate and render direct, individualized, skilled nursing care to obstetric patients while applying standards for professional nursing practice before and after a birth. Provide care for adult and pediatric patients with medical and psychological illness.





Essential Functions (RN OB):

  • Read fetal monitor, assist with breathing techniques and monitor contractions while making sure equipment is functioning properly
  • Take vital signs, perform basic IV and phlebotomy skills and other assessments
  • Administer pain medication as ordered and other medications to address specific medical conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes including care for patients on Pitocin and MGS04
  • Check patient s cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation, contact delivering physician and assist with instruments and supplies needed for the birthing process
  • Record time of birth, give Apgar scores and prepare for immediate new born care
  • Stabilize high risk and preterm mothers with babies in preparation for transfer if needed
  • Identify and manage life-sustaining physiological functions to unstable patients
  • Assist with nursing duties for other patients in Acute Care when necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Registered Nurse Obstetrics (RN/OB)


All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.




Job-specific knowledge:

  • Knowledge of labor and delivery processes and protocols
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics
  • Knowledge of newborn care


Job-specific skills and abilities:

  • Skill in providing labor support
  • Above average communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work closely with families under intense circumstances


Minimum Requirements (RN OB):


Alaska RN License (Ability to obtain) , 3-5 yrs. RN exp. incl. 1 yr. L&D exp.; A.S. degree, BLS, ACLS, PALS, STABLE and NRP within 1 year of hire.




Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, care, ccu, domiciliary, hospice, intensive care unit, psychiatric, registered nurse, surgical

Source: http://www.jobs2careers.com/click.php?id=4632283625.96


• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

• Post ID: 27060897 minneapolis
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