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CLINICAL NURSE I - BIRTHING SUITES - LDRP

Department:  Nursing
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  3rd

The Clinical Nurse I – Maternal Child Health role provides direct patient care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act for assigned patients in maternal-child departments including Perinatology, LDR, Mother/Baby, LDRP, and NICU. The nurse collaborates with other disciplines of the health care team to ensure the delivery of safe, timely, and appropriate quality patient care. This includes providing physical assessments, nursing interventions, pain management, medication administrations, specimen collection, meeting nutritional and emotional needs, and education and discharge needs of the patients assigned. Utilizes the nursing process based on evidence-based best practices to meet patient care needs. Evaluates and adjusts the nursing care process as necessary with consultation as needed and confers with the appropriate resource personnel when making ethical/legal/medical dilemma decisions. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

Education and Experience:

  • Clinical Nurse I’s at Magnet-designated facilities only require a BSN or that a BSN program is started within one year of hire date and a BSN degree is attained within two years of starting the BSN program.

    Sixteen (16) hours of lactation education and four (4) hours of demonstrated bedside hands-on competencies within 6 months of hire are required for Baby-Friendly designation.

 

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse in the State of California - Current and in good standing required.
  • Current BLS certification prior to clinical rotation required.
  •  NRP, ACLS, Basic Fetal Monitoring and, Advanced Fetal Monitoring every other year required.

 

Position Reports to: Department Director, Charge Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse, Nursing Supervisor


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Clinic, Nursing, Medical, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare

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