Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
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.

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

OTHER
Basic Computer Skills.

LICENSE/CERT
Required: RN (Registered Nurse) State of Missouri, BLS Preferred: ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) from AHA, NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)

EDUCATION
Required: Associates - Nursing, Preferred: Bachelors - Nursing

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.