RN Labor and Delivery

Fremont, MI

Post Date: 01/10/2018 Job ID: 25460 Category: Registered Nurse

Job Description:
  • Sits with and monitors patient throughout (before/during/after) the labor
  • Monitors contractions and helps patient with breathing techniques
  • Performs basic IV and central line skills
  • Performs phlebotomy skills
  • Administers pain medication as ordered; administers other meds to address specific medical conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Takes and records patient s vital signs, ascertains if problematic
  • Reads fetal monitor & ascertains if there is a problem with baby s heart rate
  • Identifies & manages life-sustaining physiological functions in unstable patients
  • Checks patient s cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation
  • Ensures patient s bed is kept dry & clean; cleans up bodily fluids expelled before & after the birthing process
  • Contacts anesthesia when/if patient is ready for epidural; contacts delivering physician at appropriate time, ascertains proper time
  • Cares for patients on Pitocin, MgSO4 & continuous lumbar epidural
  • Ensures patient is in proper position for delivery & all monitoring equipment is functioning properly
  • Aids doctor with drapes, gloves, gowns, etc.; hands doctor delivery instruments as needed during birthing process
  • Encourages patient to push at proper time(s)
  • Records time of birth
  • Immediate care of newborn (clean, weigh, etc.)
  • Keeps any family informed of progression of birth
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Position Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
  • Minimum of one (1) year Labor & Delivery (L/D) experience REQUIRED, 2 years preferred
  • Must be experienced in all areas of OB (labor and delivery, post-partum, newborn care)
  • Cognitive skills as related to the position
  • RN needed for nights - 7 p.M. To 7: 30 a.M. With every other weekend
  • BLS, ACLS and NRP required

For more information, please contact our office at 877-782-3334.


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