Registered Nurse (RN) – Labor & Delivery

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
February 5, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor & Delivery

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Full-Time - Nights (weekends as needed) - 7pm to 7am
  • Nursing
  • Job Grade B
  • Req #: 38191

Summary

Position Summary

 

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse demonstrates thorough knowledge of therapeutic patient care, patient advocacy, clinical pathways/care maps, team dynamics, hospital systems, and serves as a resource for the registered nurse and support staff.  Collaborates with leadership in developing and implementing the Spartanburg Medical Center culture, Vision, Mission and goals.

It is the premise of the Professional Practice Program that each of the key responsibilities builds on the preceding requirements.

 

Unit Description

 

Spartanburg Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly acute care hospital with a Level III NICU and an OB Laborist program. Our prestigious Labor and Delivery unit is One of the 5 Level III perinatal centers in our region, delivering roughly 250 babies per month. We have 6 Triage beds, 14 LDRs with the potential for 16. This team of dedicated professionals is defined by teamwork and a passion for the patients they serve.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

 

License/Registration/Certifications

  • Current R.N. licensure in the state of South Carolina
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC

 

Preferred Requirements

 

Preferred Education

  • BSN

 

Preferred Experience

  • N/A

 

Core Job Responsibilities

 

  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to determine patient priorities and treatments
  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome
  • Seeks necessary assistance in completing nursing interventions to assure positive patient outcomes
  • Participates in hourly rounding and bedside shift report
  • Responsible for demonstrating competency for all new equipment and procedures.
  • Provides clinical guidance to students and ancillary staff
  • Successfully completes hospital and unit-based orientation programs
  • Formulates a plan for professional growth
  • Ensures compliance with all clinical expectations regarding regulatory requirements
  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care
  • Complies with established policies and procedures
  • Identifies the need to develop or revise policies and procedures pertaining to specialized patient populations and/or unit and hospital-based practices
  • Serves on unit-based committees
  • Prioritizes nursing interventions for an assigned group of patients
  • Assesses assigned patients’ medical history, admitting diagnosis and physician’s orders, obtaining nursing history, performing physical assessment, evaluating diagnostic data, and interviewing patient and family to determine patient needs
  • Demonstrates knowledge of professional nursing practice and theory.
  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care
  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient’s progress or any change in the patient’s condition
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

 

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.

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