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Nurse II

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, located in Clinton, Maryland, is an award winning, acute care hospital focused on caring for patients and their loved ones utilizing advanced technology under the guidance of expert clinicians. Quality, Safety, Wellness, and Patient Satisfaction are achieved through a spirit of patient centered services that connect us to the community we serve. If you believe in patient focused care, excellence, teamwork, and are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and customers, we invite you tojoin our team!
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is actively recruiting for an experienced RN to join our renowned team! This position provides support for 36 hours per week, 7:00pm ? 7:30am, some weekends and holidays in our flourishing labor and delivery room. Our labor and delivery room nurses are available to the patient & family at the beginning of labor and it is the nurse's responsibility to ensure that family, mother and child receive support and medical care as needed for an optimal delivery. It is important for the RN to have prior knowledge of patient- and family- centered care.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Functions autonomously when assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care needs and revises plan of care as needed.
Respect and support rights of all patients and ensure patients confidentiality.
Able to read, interpret, and execute physician?s orders for assigned patients.
Demonstrates skill and knowledge to analyze and interpret basic to advanced cardiac rhythms information and able to apply necessary information towards their scope of practice.
Assess telemetry rhythms on cardiac monitors and chose appropriate course of action.
Competently completes accurate, concise, and legible documentation of hospital records.
Administers medication per policy. Monitors effects of medications and observes patient response; knowledgeable regarding actions and side effects.
Effectively utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of patient care as defined in divisional and unit specific standards.
Problems are identified, prioritized, and communicated to physician.
Contributes to the overall operation of the unit by actively participating in activities such as: charge RN duties, preceptor for new staff, committee work, performance improvement, and special projects.
Completes divisional and unit-specific competencies as required.
Participates in continuing education classes and in-services.
Functions as a team member to organize and prioritize responsibilities to complete daily work requirements.
Able to communicate and provide basic health care teachings/instructions for patients and family members.
Must maintain certifications and nursing licensure in accordance to their practice.
Responsible in delegating tasks to unlicensed personnel.
Supervise the performance of the LPN?s, CNA?s, and Nurse Technicians.
Perform other duties as assigned as related.
Qualifications:
Current MD RN License
CPR (AHA) certified
NRP certification
Current Fetal Monitoring Course
OR scrub skills a plus ? not required
1 year required experience in Labor & Delivery

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