WCU RN

  • Henry Community Health
  • New Castle, IN 47362
  • Jan 05, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

Join our Baby Friendly accredited hospital where our nurses work as a team and treat each other and our patients like family. We have 24/7 pediatric hospitalist coverage and our board certified OB/GYN physicians delivered 315 babies in 2017. While most GYN surgeries are performed as outpatients, our unit also cares for women who have had more extensive GYN surgeries. In 2018 Henry Community Health received two national patient safety awards. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and flexibility. DEPARTMENT: WOMEN & CHILDRENS UNIT                                      JOB TITLE:  RN   BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  Delivers general nursing care to patients from the prenatal period through adolescence, serving the nursing care needs of families as well.  Administers prescribed medications and treatment following approved nursing procedures and physician order.  Observes patients, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of conditions and significant incidents.  Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment and examinations of patients.  Assesses patient vital signs to detect deviations from normal and determines patient progress.  Has daily responsibility in areas of personnel assignments, supervises licensed and non-licensed personnel, patient placement, cost containment, patient and family education and customer satisfaction.    QUALFICATIONS:  Basic knowledge of pathophysiology, the nursing process, nursing interventions, pharmacology, methods utilized for delivering nursing care and the management of patients and personnel  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current Indiana RN licensure required  Ability to interpret fetal monitor rhythms and complete newborn assessments  2 years of OB experience is preferred  Nursery/Pediatric experience preferred  Neonatal Resuscitation Certification are preferred, or must be willing to complete BLS certification preferred ACLS certification preferred PALS certification preferred  WORKING HOURS: Full-Time 7P-7:30A  Every 3rd weekend (Friday and Saturday night) Every other holiday night shift

Employment Type

Full Time