• RN - Registered Nurse - Birth Center

    Posted: 09/01/2019

    Registered Nurse  – Birth & Women’s Care Center
    We are seeking a Registered Nurse in our Obstetrics Department to:
    • Provide quality, professional, nursing care to obstetric and newborn patients, including labor and delivery.
    • Maintain and follow all standards, practices, policies and procedures. 
    • Associate Degree in Nursing required.
    • BSN required within 5 years from date of appointment.
    Licenses and Certifications:
    • Current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse license is required.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 3 months of employment.
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required within 1 year of employment.
    • Sugar and Safe Care, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work, Emotional Support (STABLE) required within 1 year of employment.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) desirable.
    Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
    (This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
    • Provide triage for Obstetric outpatients.
    • Perform a thorough nursing admission assessment, review of health history including prenatal records, 
    • and document according to policy.
    • Initiate fetal monitoring and interpret and document fetal tracing according to guidelines.
    • Perform vaginal exams.
    • Monitor progress of laboring mothers and notify provider when appropriate utilizing the Situation Background Assessment Recommendation (SBAR) format.
    • Support patient’s choice for pain management.  Provide labor support to both patients and support for their families.
    • Perform sterile setup of delivery instruments.
    • Explain procedures and treatments to patient.
    • Following hospital policy, prepare patients for a cesarean section; both scheduled and emergent.
    • Care for patients who are have their labor induced or augmented.
    • Document all nursing care, according to policy, in the electronic medical record (EMR).
    • Assist providers during procedures such as internal monitor placement, Amniocentesis or External Cephalic Version. 
    • Assist Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) during the placement of regional anesthesia.
    • Provide care for the delivering patient.
    • Perform postpartum care to mothers according to protocol.
    • Provide lactation support and education.
    • Perform nursery care for newborns.
    • Per diem position - variable schedule based on the needs of the department (0.00 FTE)
    • Competitive health and dental insurance options
    • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
    • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
    • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
    • Generous tuition reimbursement
    • Employer provided life and disability insurance

    Organization Summary:

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.
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