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HaysMed RN-Birthing Center (Full-time; Nights) in Hays, Kansas

Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice.

  • Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.

  • Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.

  • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.

  • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.

  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.

  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

  • Provides direct patient care in the inpatient perioperative setting.

  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care on chart forms, birth certificates, and computer.

  • Initiates fetal heart monitor, performs vaginal exams, interprets fetal heart tones and determines frequency duration and intensity of contractions.

  • Monitors progress of laboring mothers, interprets fetal heart monitor and notifies physician when appropriate for progress or problems.

  • Assists mother and labor coach with breathing exercises, pain management techniques and administers pain medication as ordered.

  • Prepares birthing room for delivery using strict sterile technique.

  • Prepares mothers for elective or emergency Cesarean Section by following written C-Section protocol.

  • Provides emotional support to mother and coach, obtains proper consents and pre-op diagnostic studies and coordinates smooth transfer to surgery.

  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.

  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

  • Works collaboratively with the physician and the anesthesia health care providers to determine patient needs undergoing surgical procedures and to assume responsibility for patient care, document and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing actions and ensure a safe environment of care.

Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Patient Interaction: Frequent

Required:

  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.

  • ACLS Certification and NRP certification required within six month of employment.

  • Fetal Heart Monitoring and STABLE required within one year of employment. .

Requisition ID: 2022-28685

External Company Name: HaysMed

External Company URL: https://careers-haysmed.icims.com/

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr

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