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Registered Nurse, Labor/Delivery

Company: Clinch Valley Medical Center
Location: Richlands
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Clinch Valley Medical CenterAssesses, plans, delegates and coordinates the nursing care for assigned patients throughout the scheduled shift according to the plan of care and in collaboration with other members of the health care team (physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, etc.).

  • Identifies both actual and potential needs/problems through nursing assessment to facilitate an organized and prioritized plan of care.
  • Supervises LPN, Nursing Assistants, and UC.
  • Recognizes and responds to emergency situations and life threatening situations appropriately.
  • Documents assessment, plan of care, interventions and educational needs of each patient, as well as, documenting the patient/family response to interventions.
  • Delivers patient care activities according to Standards of Care and Practice:A. Administration of medications and treatment, i.e., initiation and maintenance of IV meds, blood and blood products, hyperalimentation, epidural analgesia, patient controlled analgesia and chemotherapy.B. Utilization, maintenance and charging of equipment and supplies. Checks emergency equipment/drugs for proper operation and availability every shift.C. Maintains a safe patient and working environment by adhering to infection control and safety policies and procedures.D. Receives physician orders, documents, follows up and evaluates patients outcomes. Assures that orders are carried out properly per policy. All orders are to be noted, signed and dated appropriately by the RN or LPN.E. Use of fetal monitoring with interpretation and appropriate interventions.

Keywords: Clinch Valley Medical Center, Asheville , Registered Nurse, Labor/Delivery, Healthcare , Richlands, North Carolina

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