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6/2/2017
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RN - Labor & Delivery Job
PeaceHealth | Bellingham, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 149748

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for our Labor & Delivery unit at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington.  Join our team in our 10 bed Labor & Delivery unit who assist with 2000 deliveries each year.  In this role, you will work 36 hours per week, 3 - 12 hour night shifts.

Requires a minimum of one year RN experience in Labor & Delivery, WA state RN license, and completion of a Fetal Health Surveillance course within the last 12 months.

Just 90 miles North of Seattle and 45 miles south of Vancouver, BC. This vibrant cultural community and university town is located on a saltwater bay surrounded by the beauty of the San Juan Islands and Mount Baker.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Recent Labor & Delivery experience required, minimum of one year preferred.  

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current WA State Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • NRP must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • Fetal Health Surveillance Course must have completed this course within the last 12 months

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

ST. JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time      
  • Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing 75 lbs or less.  
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Work may involve exposure to hazardous medication and/or chemicals and sharp instruments.          
  • Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 34-65% of work time.

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Bellingham, WA, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $31.53, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: AWHONN - Fetal Heart Monitoring; Basic Life Support; Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Registered Nurse - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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