Registered Nurse (RN) - Obstetrics

  • Position Summary
    • A registered professional nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Also directs and guides patient teaching and the activities of ancillary staff. Maintains the standards of professional nursing. Collaborates directly with the medical staff in formulating a plan of care for the patient. With a greater knowledge and experience base, the RN II is recognized as a resource for the Unit, working collaboratively or independently as necessary, as teacher/mentor and/or coach with patients, families, professional co-workers and ancillary staff. Fulfills all RN I responsibilities.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Associates degree or equivalent from an accredited 2 year nursing school or program and 1 year related experience and/or training required. Bachelor's degree from four year school of nursing; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience desirable.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, employees, customers and/or boards of directors.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate medication dosages and pass medication exam.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • Current Maine State Registered Professional Nursing license.
    • Current Basic Life Support certification.
    • Current (or within 3 months of hire) Neonatal Resuscitation certification.
    • Certification in IV Therapy or proof of competency.
    • Certification in Inpatient-OB desirable.
    • Current ACLS certification desirable.

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