Labor & Delivery Nurse

Job ID: 592812
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: LD
Date Posted: May 04, 2021
Address: 3330 Masonic Drive
Location: Alexandria, LA 71301
Shift: 12 N
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: May 22, 2021
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: $1,552
Company: Nursing Jobs
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Job Description & Requirements

The Family Centered Maternity Care Nurse (FCMC) Registered Nurse has the responsibility and accountability for assessing patient/family health problems and resources, taking a leadership role in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing plan of care provided by the nursing team.This professional nurse is responsible for providing technical nursing care and interventions to designated patient populations. According to the Department’s Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the obstetrical patient from menses to menopause during the labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum stages. This position requires the nurse to provide care to the newborn through delivery, transition, and discharge in a Single-Room Maternity Care (SRMC) environment. This service is delivered in a manner that demonstrates understanding and support of the SRMC model and active participation fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Requirements: -Must be able to prioritize workflow on a daily basis. Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken form with individuals of various education levels including physicians. Ability to interpret medical terminology and possess an understanding of human anatomy and physiology -Excellent written and verbal communication skills Required FCMC education -English required, bilingual (English/Spanish; English/French) preferred -Nonsmokers preferred; or ability to work extended shifts without smoking including during lunches and breaks -One-year recent experience preferred for L&D and/or Surgery/PACU -Current Louisiana RN License -Current BLS Card -NRP Certification within 12 months of employment -ACLS within 12 months of employment -Newborn Assessment within one year of employment -Complete Intermediate Fetal Monitoring course within 6 months of hire: AWHONN’s Fetal Monitoring Principles and Practice. If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini family!

Required Qualifications

FCMC education English lang RN Lic in LA BLS Cert Newborn Assessment (w/i 1 yr) ACLS Cert NRP Cert ACLS Cert

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual (Eng/Spa)(Eng/Frnch) 1 yr recent experience in L&D and/or Surgery/PACU Nonsmoker

Facility Location

Nestled in the heart of Louisiana, Alexandria is the quintessential Southern city situated on the Red River. Boasting a favorable location with easy access to the state's bigger cities, Alexandria is a melting pot of arts, culture and history. The city is also a key access point to the state's only national forest, Kisatchie, offering plenty of trails and natural scenery to take-in and explore.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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