LEGENDARYJobs Recruiting Salem, OR, United States
Feb 04, 2018Full time
Salem Health is currently hiring Labor and Delivery RN Minimum Qualifications Include: Requires BSN or non-nursing Bachelor’s Degree with MSN for all external applicants for Salem Hospital, preferred for West Valley Hospital. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing also accepted. For internal applicants preference may be given to applicant with BSN. Minimum of 2+ years of Labor and Delivery Nurse Experience required. For candidates with less than 1+ year, see New Grad requirements. Current unencumbered licensure to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon required. BLS issued by the American Heart Association required. NRP required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Include: 1. Knowledge of medical terminology and basic clinical skills. 2. Ability to work effectively under pressure and to use professional judgment in emergency situations. 3. Must have basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills. 4. Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment. 5. Ability to serve as team leader. Core Job Functions Include: ASSESSMENT A. Performs an accurate, ongoing, pertinent assessment for each assigned patient that are age appropriate. Reports/consults pertinent data to other health team members and implements appropriate action. B. Assesses historical data pertinent to medical, social, cultural and educational factors and prior rehabilitation efforts. All areas of the evaluation are addressed. C. Assesses patient/family education needs and learning readiness level, and uses appropriate language and terminology. Repeats instructions often if needed. INTERVENTION A. Demonstrates competency in delivery of care based on the patient care plan. Performs nursing skills following Salem Health-West Valley Hospital policies and procedures utilizing appropriate resources. Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific behaviors when caring for patients. Such as: Involves family or designated caregiver with care Encourage self-care Assists patient to plan for anticipated body changes d. Assists, when appropriate, reminiscing about events B. Prioritizes care based on patient’s current needs. Proactive in preventing adverse outcomes. Demonstrates follow-through in the completion of patient care. C. Intervenes appropriately in emergency situations. PLAN A. Initiates and/or reviews appropriate plan of care with patient/family to address holistic age-specific needs and reflect the patient’s changing condition. B. Develops a plan of treatment based on the patient’s rehabilitation potential, rehabilitation barriers, objective findings, cultural, social, medical and developmental backgrounds. C. Plans for the transfer/discharge of the patient to the next appropriate level of care in the continuum and is proactive in working with other members of the health care team and/or family as appropriate.