RN-Womens Svcs PRN in Wytheville, VA at Wythe County Community Hospital

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

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Job Description

Wythe County Community Hospital

Under the direction of a nursing director or other supervisor, assumes the responsibility and accountability for developing, evaluating and directing the plan of care for assigned patients.  Works in collaboration with all other care disciplines to provide safe, efficient, and coordinated care for assigned patients.  Utilizes the nursing process in accordance with the established policies and procedures of WCCH, maintains clinical competencies through continuing education, and delegates patient care priorities commensurate with the education and experience of the available staff.  The Women’s Center Nurse provides care for patients with various types of obstetrical, gynecological and/or newborn situations.   He/she must be able to recognize, triage, assess and effectively treat life-threatening conditions of the obstetrical patient and transfer that patient to a higher level of care if indicated. He/she must be able to effectively admit an obstetrical patient to labor and/or induce the patient and deliver and care for the patient and the newborn after delivery.  He/she must be able to effectively admit a gynecological patient with the possibility of preparation of surgery of that patient as well as care for that patient post operatively.  He/she must be able to assess a newborn, recognize anomalies, transfer a newborn to a higher level of care if indicated, educate the mother and family unit of newborn care.


Job Requirements

  1. Currentlicensure in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse or Compactlicensure as a Registered Nurse which includes the Commonwealth of VA, and ingood standing with the Board

  2. BCLScertification required by hire date.  STABLEare preferred. Basic Fetal Monitoring, NRP, and ACLS are required within 6months of hire date.

  3. Atleast one year of previous experience in a Labor and Delivery/Nursery/Post Partum/GynDepartment as an RN strongly preferred.

  4. Abilityto regularly accept on-call assignments and ability to report to hospitalwithin 30 minutes of notification.

  5. Abilityto accept regular on-call assignments for regularly scheduled shifts whenacuity and/or census indicates need. Will be available to report to facilitywithin 30 minutes of notification.  Thisstatus will be determined by Department Director, Women’s Center Charge Nurse,House Supervisor or Administrator on call.



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