Registered Nurse OB PRN

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LifePoint Health
November 2, 2020
Ishpeming, Michigan
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Registered Nurse OB PRN in Ishpeming, MI at UP Health System- Bell

Date Posted: 11/1/2020

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UP Health System – Bell is a thriving, community-oriented hospital that has served the residents of Western Marquette and Baraga County for more than a century. The 25-bed, critical access hospital offers dedicated birthing suites, acute care and swing bed rooms. A new, state-of-the-art facility was built in 2008, with 10 physician practices in specialty clinics adjoining the hospital for patient convenience and satisfaction. The hospital is physician-staffed 24 hours a day. For more information on UP Health System- Bell please visit:

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UP Health System - Bell

Provides direct patient care to laboring women and newborns using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Follows established policies and procedures, objectives, safety standards, and sensitivity to confidential information.

Willing and able to demonstrate appropriate core competencies annually or as requested.

Completes a comprehensive assessment according to hospital policy.

Formulates a nursing diagnosis from assessment of the patients' acute and chronic health problems.

Communicates effectively all patient assessment data with the healthcare professionals responsible for the patient.

Completes a written care plan for assigned patients and reviews and revises according to established nursing guidelines.

Provides the daily care of each patient assigned in compliance with the written care plan.

Demonstrates knowledge based in areas of, but not limited to, standards of care, practice and professional performance, policies and procedures, drugs, lab values and legal issues.

Serves on hospital committees and/or participates in Q1 activities as directed by the Department Manager.

Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates in continuing education; attend scheduled meetings.

Performs admitting procedures as regards to the obstetrical patient according to policy and procedure.

Demonstrates knowledge of induction procedures.

Demonstrates ability to perform in delivery room, birthing room and/or operating room.

Demonstrates ability to provide newborn care/screening procedures.

Demonstrates knowledge/skill to provide post partum care.

Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic techniques.

Demonstrates awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for personal professional growth.

Assist with orientation of new employees and staff development activities for the unit.

Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Support the culture of service excellence throughout the organization.

Actively seek ways to demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and participate in professional development opportunities.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Completes annual educational requirements.

Understands and adheres to Bell's compliance standards as they appear in Bell's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Other Skills
Computer and/or keyboarding skills required.
Excellent human relations and oral/written communication.
Excellent organizational abilities.
Demonstrated teamwork skills.
Ability to deal with change.
Demonstrates a positive attitude toward initiating continuous improvement.
Ability to respond appropriately even in challenging situations.
Ability to work without direct supervision.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Graduate of school of nursing
Current license to practice as an RN in the State of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressfulenvironment and take appropriate action.

Licenses: Valid RN license in the State of Michigan.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certification
Primary Source Verification: Michigan Board of Nursing

MinimumWork Experience
Preferred: One year of experience in an OB setting.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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