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Labor & Delivery

Staff Nurse - Per Diem - 1/11/19

Bargaining Unit: Licensed                                 Rate of Pay:  $54.96 / HR + DOE

SUMMARY:  Performs the nursing process through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe therapeutic care to patients in hospital by performing the following duties.


Assesses physical and psychosocial needs of patients.

Plans individual care of patient and documents care plan.

Implements and evaluates individual plan of care.

Identifies and provides education to patient and/or significant other.

Coordinates resources for complete and effective patient care.

Possesses effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Utilizes equipment properly.

Participates in departmental growth and development.

Pursues professional growth.

Follows patient care standards.

Ability to work standby.

Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.

Complies with System policies and procedures.

Other duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from a National League of Nursing (NLN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or equivalent accredited school of nursing. The nurse shall have completed a nursing education program that included clinical experiences with actual patients under the supervision of qualified faculty. Two years in labor and delivery unit with adequate number of deliveries to ensure competence in all areas of labor, delivery, postpartum and newborn care preferred.  Familiar with fetal monitoring high risk labor/delivery, neonatal and postpartum management.  If hired without LD experience must complete and pass a L&D class approved by the Association of American Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) within 3 months of hire date. Temporary or seasonal staff may be hired with only postpartum experience per management discretion.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:  Required:  California Registered Nurse Licensure.  CPR certification.  NRP certification. S.T.A.B.L.E. certification within 6 months of hire. Must complete Baby Friendly coursework (Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding) within 6 months of hire, Must complete APS Gnosis within 3 months of hire. Additional Coursework: GE Health Systems, AWHONN Basic, Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Monitoring.  Preferred: None