Labor & Delivery Registered Nurse:
Provides direct patient care to labor and delivery patients in a family-centered approach, in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization, as well as guidelines of professional organizations.
Oversees and directs the care of pregnant women and their families. Provides care to low-risk, high-risk, and critical-care pregnant women and their families.
Responsible for the care of pregnant patients and their families in Antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods. In addition, the obstetric RN cares for patients during vaginal and/or cesarean delivry, as well as other Obstetrical surgical procedures.
Serves as the primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Oversees and directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients.
When the need arises, the employee will perform other duties within the scope of practice as assigned by his or her supervisor. The Top Reasons Employees love working on this unit:
About this unit:
- Great Teamwork
- Great Education
- Great relationship with our physicians
This unit is a high risk unit, nurses have a great learning experience. 15 bedst; 2 bed triage; 2 bed recovery, and 2 bed OR suite. RN orientation for a new grad or someone without L&D experience is 13 weeks. Thinking of relocating to the Lafayette, La area? Why not! Check out why Lafayette, La was named the best city in America!
http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/louisiana/best-city-in-america-la/ About Women's & Children's Hospital
We don't just deliver babies.... We Deliver Dreams. Women's and Children's Hospital is Acadiana's premier birthing center, one of the largest in the state. Women's & Children's Hospital has been providing specialized healthcare services for women and children for over 30 years. Since its humble beginnings as a birthing hospital, it has since grown to become one of the state's leading healthcare institutions dedicated exclusively to the care of women and children. Because of the specialized team of medical professionals, advanced equipment and facilities, Women's & Children's Hospital has become a healthcare referral center for other hospitals and healthcare professionals throughout the Acadiana area. The hospital's multidisciplinary approach ensures that all of its patients receive the best and most thorough care possible
Come join our team and discover why we are the hospital others in the area turn to when moms, babies and children need us most. When it comes to patient care, we strive to be the healthcare provider of choice. When it comes to employee care, our goal is to be the employer of choice. Benefits for Full Time Employees include:
- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
- 401K Plan with employer match
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Flexible Spending Account
- Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
- Direct Deposit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Discounts
- And more!
- Licensure/Certification/Registration : Current Louisiana RN license. A Perinatal
- Certification by any nationally recognized certification organization is recommended.
- Education: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred.
- Experience: At least one year of nursing experience in maternal/child or critical care preferred.
- Special Qualifications: CPR through AHA upon hire; NRP within 6 months from date of hire; ACLS within 6 months from date of hire; Fetal Heart Monitoring Education
Completion of the designated introductory fetal heart monitoring program within 1 month post hire.
Completion of the designated intermediate fetal heart monitoring education program by 6 months of hire for an RN with previous fetal heart monitoring experience and by one (1) year of hire of an RN with no fetal heart monitoring experience into a labor & delivery role.
Completion of the designated advanced fetal heart monitoring education program every two years after completion of the designated intermediate fetal heart monitoring course.
HCA On Line Operative Vaginal Delivery Course within 6 months post hire
HCA on line Shoulder Dystocia Course within 4 months post hire.
HCA on line Postpartume Hemorrhage Course within 3 months post hire.