Night shift. 7p-7a. Days of week vary. Weekends and holidays will vary.
Provides direct patient care to labor and delivery patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Prioritizes the nursing assessment and intervention by determining the patient's immediate condition or needs. Implements and monitors patient care plans.
Monitors and records vital signs and indicia of labor for mother and child during labor and delivery. Communicates condition as appropriate.
Notes and carries out physician orders, including administration of medications/interventions as prescribed, and evaluates progress.
Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture and willingness to learn.
Utilizes critical thinking to appropriately delegate tasks and evaluate the effectiveness of care.
Assists patients and families to integrate the impact of illness and recovery into their lifestyles, including, but not limited to care planning, patient/family education, discharge planning, and referrals.
Provides direct patient care to mother and child in post partum setting.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1.5 Months (45 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Associate of Science
Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), or 3 year diploma in nursing required or must be obtained by hire or job transfer date Preferred that the college or university be accredited by NLN or CCNE BSN from an approved (Accredited by NLN or CCNE) college or university preferred
Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dating back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. We serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.