L& D Charge nurse

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Job Code Number: 1610600-2279-04

  Labor & Delivery

  Part-time · Day shift · 24 · PT

  • Graduation from Approved/Accredited Nursing School
  • BLS Certification
  • Certification Required
  • TN RN License
  • 2+ years experience is required
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:

     

    EDUCATION:  Graduate of an approved nursing school/program.  Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the neonate, adolescent, and/or adult population as specialty assignment dictates.

     

    EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years clinical experience with a thorough knowledge of current nursing practices; an ability and willingness to apply nursing knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as required within area of assignment; charge experience preferred.  Demonstrated ability to develop, present, implement and maintain activities in Labor and Delivery Unit.  A demonstrated ability and willingness to work with the patients' growth and development needs. An ability to manage a sometimes chaotic work environment related to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes.  Demonstrates skill in the use of applicable equipment; mature judgment and initiative required; is able to work without direct supervision; shows professional interest through self-development, continuing education, and involvement in professional organizations; presents a positive attitude and professional appearance.  Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to react and perform under stress in emergency situations; ability to effectively record and reflect observations; ability to plan and organize work for self and others; ability to exercise analytical judgment on work to be done.

     

    LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION:  Registered Nurse licensure to work in state of TN.  Current CPR/BLS/NRP certifications required.  NRP certification required within twelve (12) months of assignment.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Prolonged standing and walking; lifting, turning patients and equipment; repeated bending, squatting and stooping; exposure to infectious agents.  Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes to verify accuracy of written materials and to administer and accurately prepare medications.  Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  (May be further defined as "with or without assistance.")