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Applies the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic care and support for women and infants before, during and after delivery.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and meets the requirements as specified in the Nursing Administrative Policy # PP-101, minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past five (5) years) Perinatal RN experience in a similar facility.
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, Basic Life support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).Trauma Nurse Core Certification (TNCC) and Advance Burn Life Support (ABLS) must be obtained within one (1) of hire date. Pediatric Chemotherapy Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of hire date. Failure to obtain or maintain licensure and/or certification will result in termination of employment.
Current BLS required upon hire. Current ACLS and PALS certifications upon hire or within six (6) months of hire.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
CURRENT AWOHNN FETAL MONITORING CERTIFICATION
Recent experience in Labor and Delivery
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Per Diem and Temporary Employees are not eligible to receive benefits.
This position is a non-benefited, per diem (on-call as needed basis) position. Per Diem (PD) employee work assignments add to or substitute for staff on a pre-scheduled basis or as needed on a day-to-day basis, as determined by UMC and are non-benefitted. If you are interested, please make sure when completing the application check off the box "per diem" to the question, "What type of work you will accept" and please check off yes below. Yes
I understand that all answers to the experience questions below must be supported by my documented work history on the application. Per instructions at the beginning of this process, we can not accept your resume in lieu of a completed application. If you are a current UMC employee, your UMC experience must be updated/added to the work history part of your application to be considered. Yes
Have you documented a minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past 5 years) RN Perinatal experience in a comparable unit? Yes
How many years of Labor and Delivery experience do you have? No L&D experience
Less than one year
1 to less than 4 years
4 to less than 8 years
8 to less than 12 years
12 years and more
Please indicate all of the life support certifications you currently hold. AHA Healthcare Provider (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP)
AHWONN Fetal Monitoring Cert
VSP - Are you a VSP ( Voluntary Separation Program) participant who applied to PERS? Yes
VSP - If you answered "YES" to the question above, have you contacted PERS to your working as a per diem will not affect your PERS benefits? Yes