Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery - Per Diem in Woonsocket, RI at LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    115 Cass Avenue
    Woonsocket, RI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The LDRP nurse demonstrates knowledge in admission procedure, labor assessment, physical assessment: Adult/Newborn/Post C Section/Post partum/ Psychosocial, labor progress, pain level and response to treatment.

The LDRP nurse will demonstrate knowledge in the specific drug therapies used on the unit.

The LDRP nurse will demonstrate skill in all the following monitoring devices used on the unit.

The LDRP nurse will demonstrate the ability to teach Breast feeding techniques, newborn care, post partum care for mother, discharge follow-up.

The LDRP nurse will demonstrate the necessary skills needed to accurately utilize the following equipment as per practice guidelines:
Bilirubin treatment lights
Breast pumps
Epidural continuous infusion pump
Isolettes: Heated mist/ Maintenance - Oxygen analyzer - Oxyhood

The LDRP nurse will demonstrate that she/he is knowledgeable on the following topics:
Apgar scoring
AROM & SROM: Amniotic fluid (color) - Fetal assessment - Maternal assessment - Meconium stained fluid - Nitrazine test
Scalp & cord ph
Transfer to tertiary center: Documentation - Stabilization (Newborn/ Mother) - Transport of Mother
Vital signs: Heart rate: Apical (normal vs. abnormal) - Pulse (radial, femoral) - Appropriate norms for age
Blood Pressure: Appropriate norms for age - Appropriate size cuff - Skilled in the procedure
Respirations: Appropriate norms for age - Breath sounds
Temperature: Axillary - PO - Rectal
Complication of pregnancy: Breech presentation - Cesarean section - Gestational diabetic - PIH - Placenta abruption - Placenta previa -Preterm labor - Prolapsed cord - Torch syndrome
Hyperbilirubinemia: Labs - Treatment
Nutrition: Breastfeeding - Formula
Newborn resuscitation
Routine lab studies: Newborn - Mother
Routine orders: Obstetrician - Pediatrician