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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Minimum 1 year experience preferred
Sign on bonus available
A 52-bed unit with 4-bed triage area and additional overflow capabilities to accommodate a fluctuating census. This unit cares for patients who are antepartum, during labor and delivery, and postpartum.
There are 2 operating rooms and a recovery room with 3 recovery bays on the floor. The OR suites are staffed by Family Birth Center and Surgical Technologists trained for cesarean sections and post delivery procedures. All rooms are equipped with an emergency call system to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Labor nurses are trained to circulate in the OR and PAR to maximize continuity of care. Family Birth Center has a trained flight team that provides regional AirMed services.
The patient population includes high and low-risk antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum women and their well newborns.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for utilizing the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care.
Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions.
Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.
Graduate from an accredited nursing program required, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-44746