Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
RN
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North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

SUMMARY
Under direction of the department nurse director, provides care to the obstetrical patient during the antepartum and intrapartum phases of pregnancy. Applies knowledge of the labor and delivery process through the application and interpretation of the fetal/uterine tracing, evaluation of sterile examinations, monitoring of obstetrical medications, monitoring and care of the patient undergoing an epidural, circulation duties with the patient undergoing a cesarean section, and recovery and stabilization of the delivered patient. During the post-partum phase, provides assessments and care of the postpartum patient and neonate, provides education to the mother on care, feeding and security of the infant. Assures that the patient and infant are prepared for discharge.

EDUCATION
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

LICENSURE
Current licensure as an RN in the state of Missouri

EXPERIENCE
One year of labor and birth or mother-baby care preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS
BCLS and NRP required within 6 months of hire. Fetal monitoring certification and ACLS within one year of hire.

SPECIAL SKILLS
(NA)

OTHER
Basic Computer Skills.

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.