RN - Labor & Delivery Internship

PeaceHealth

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Labor & Delivery for a Full Time, Night position. Hourly compensation starts at $40.15, more depending on experience.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

*To be considered, please complete an application and attach a resume and cover letter detailing your interest in labor & delivery nursing***

Internship to start August 2020

Length of Program: up to 36 weeks (May be extended or shortened, based on intern’s progress)

Program consists of:

  • Attendance at Northwest Perinatal Resource Network Consortium or onsite didactic.

  • This consists of eight- 8-hour didactic classes covering pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum and newborn care, high risk obstetrics, lactation and risk management.

  • PHSW on-site educational skill and didactic weekly sessions

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing.

Experience/Training:

  • One year of paid RN experience or new graduate RN accepted into the Residency Program

Licensure/Certification:

  • WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers; NRP STABLE, and completion of AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring course (online) prior to completion of training program.

  • ACLS required prior to completion of the training program.

Other Skills:

Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate clinical information; strong analysis/problem solving skills; strong organization skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently or as part of an interdisciplinary team; computer skills; ability to teach; knowledge of nursing processes and practices.

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.

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

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments.

  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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