Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
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Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery
at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Work Hours: 8-hour shifts / 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director, nursing supervisor, and/or charge nurse, the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for planning directing, assessing and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. Important dimensions of this position consist of quality of care, professional commitment, teamwork, interpersonal skills, safety, good public/customer relations and a broad nursing knowledge. The registered nurse is an experienced nurse who shall orient new staff, precept students, and assume relief charge nurse duty as oriented and assigned. The FBC is a full service birthing center with 13 birthing suites where the RN will be responsible for antepartum, labor, delivery, post-partum, and mother-baby care. We are a BABY FRIENDLY hospital designated by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.
At least 1 year of current labor and delivery experience is required. Must have knowledge of hemodynamics and basic IV skills, and a thorough understanding of fetal monitoring equipment and tracings. Excellent assessment skills, above average critical thinking skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced often stressful environment and the ability to work autonomously are essential. PACU and scrub skills are highly preferred.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
State of California RN license required. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS, NRP, and advanced fetal monitoring are required. ACLS preferred
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