HCA Las Vegas , NV 89134
Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff,Southern Hills Hospital provides thecommunities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergencyservices, behavioral health inpatient and outpatient programs for ages 55 andolder, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center,OB-GYN and diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Southern Hills Hospital's advanced care andsuperior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience
RN Critical Care
Labor & Delivery
The Labor and Delivery RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Assesses, plans and evaluates patient care needs including obtaining patient history and assessing for labor risk factors.
Carries out physician orders.
Cares for patients requiring fetal assessment/fetal monitoring.
Manages the patient's pain including epidural and patient controlled analgesia administration management.
Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs.
Assists physician during delivery, treatment, examination and surgical procedures.
Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada
Previous L & D experience
Minimum of 5 yrs experience
BLS, ACLS, BAR
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
AWHONN Fetal Monitoring/HCA Advanced Fetal Monitoring (L&D, antepartum patients as appropriate)
New employees without previous labor and delivery experience are required to take the introduction to fetal monitoring within 90 days of hire.
Within 6 months of hire new staff must attend and complete the 2 day AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Heart Monitoring course.