RN - Labor & Delivery:
PeaceHealth

157653-en_US
PeaceHealth
Bellingham Washington
Healthcare
Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Registered Nurses for our Labor & Delivery unit at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington.  Join our nursing team in our 10 bed Labor & Delivery unit who assist with 2000 deliveries each year, with the support of of 24/7 OB Hospitalists and Anesthesiologists, as well as Midwives.   In this role, you will work 36 hours per week, 3 - 12 hour night shifts.

 

Just 90 miles North of Seattle, this vibrant cultural community and university town is located on a saltwater bay surrounded by the beauty of the San Juan Islands and Mount Baker. With our four mild seasons, and great location, you can experience year around outdoor recreational opportunities.

 

Req ID: 157653 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Specialty certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Labor & Delivery  RN experience is required, minimum of one year preferred. 

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing at date of hire. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • NRP must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.
  • Fetal Health Surveillance Course must have completed this course within the last 24 months

 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

 

ST. JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time      
  • Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing 75 lbs or less.  
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Work may involve exposure to hazardous medication and/or chemicals and sharp instruments.
  • Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 34-65% of work time.

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email [email protected]. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Bellingham, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.9
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $31.53, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: AWHONN - Fetal Heart Monitoring; Basic Life Support; Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Registered Nurse - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Nursing || Perinatal & Pediatric Services Nursing || Part Time || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS

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