HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery in Richmond, Virginia
We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.
The Registered Nurse will perform care under the direction of the unit Nursing Leadership Team and the Director. The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of HCA. The RN performs maternal assessments and provides appropriate interventions for patients who range in age from menses to menopause. The Nurse performs fetal assessments and provides appropriate interventions. The RN uses appropriate interventions for OB pain management. The RN performs and monitors OB anesthesia/analgesia and provides appropriate interventions. The RN communicates effectively with all members of health care team, utilizing verbal and written skills. The Nurse responds to acute changes in unit and patient conditions. The RN demonstrates support of Lactation Services. The RN initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. The RN performs Labor and Delivery surgical procedures. The Registered Nurse is expected to attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.
- *Patient Rights - *The Registered Nurse will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
- *Patient Safety – *The Registered Nurse demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required) * BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Current Registered Nurse License in this state * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) * ACLS, PALS, and NRP certification (preferred)
EXPERIENCE: * At least 1 year of experience in Labor & Delivery (required) * 2 years of Labor & Delivery experience (preferred)
Title: Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital
Requisition ID: 00035-34598