Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to women of childbearing age through intrapartum, delivery, and initial postpartum period, as well as providing care to women admitted antenatally with preterm labor and/or disease processes during their pregnancy. Delivers advanced professional and technical nursing care to newborns during their first hour(s) of life. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Nursing care delivered complies with the objective and policies of the hospital utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Prepares equipment and assist physician during treatment and examination of patients. Collaborates with the medical staff and other disciplines in order to facilitate patient care. Accountable for the smooth, effective, and efficient functioning of the unit during the assigned shift, with minimal direction from the department head. May be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)
Fourteen weeks on the job training. (Includes two weeks orient to scrubbing C/S; twelve weeks orient to L&D)
One (1) year of acute hospital experience required.
Ability to meet all orientation requirements.
Ability to perform in fast-paced, stressful environment.
"Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)"
Current Florida Registered Nurse license.
Holds a current BLS card from the American Heart Association
Holds a current NRP card prior to completion of orientation.
Holds a current ACLS card prior to completion of orientation.
Intermediate AWHONN fetal monitoring required within 8 months of hire if no experience or within 3 months of hire if experienced in L&D.
Advanced AWHONN fetal monitoring required within 2 years from hire if no experience or within 3 months of hire if experienced in L&D.
Holds a current Non-Crisis Prevention Intervention card within 6 months if new to area .
Job: Obstetric/Women Wing/Labor & Delivery
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005819
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.