Hunt Memorial Hospital District

Staff RN Mother/Baby

US-TX-Greenville
1 month ago(12/21/2017 11:29 AM)
Job ID
5713
# Positions
1
Hours/Days
12-24 hours/week 7p-7a

Overview

Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville TX is looking for a PRN Registered Nurse to be responsible for patient care in all areas of the Women's Center.

Responsibilities

• Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients’ (both mother and infant) care plans.      

• Maintains a comfortable, safe and clean   environment for mother and infant.      

• Assists mother with her hygienic needs.      Checks mother for any post part bleeding.      Examines mother’s fundus.      

• Inspects c-section incision (if applicable).      

• Assesses mother’s pain, if any.      

• Performs emotional status checks on mother, recognizing symptoms such as those related to post part depression.      

• Monitors bonding between mother and infant.      

• Takes mother’s and infant’s vital   signs.      

• Measures input/output of mother and   infant.      

• Monitors mother and infant and reports adverse reactions to any treatments or medications being given.      

• Provides mother with breast-feeding tips.      

• Educates mother on sore nipple management.      

• Teaches mother bathing tips for infant.      

• Instructs mother on diaper changing.      

• Weighs infant.      

• Performs heel sticks   for bg’s of infant.      

• Keeps track of all feeds and diapers.      

• Bathes infant.      

• Involves and educates family/significant others in implementing best practices for mother and   infant care.      

• Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely   manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.      

• Performs other   position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.      Completes required orientation as directed by facility.      

• Follows facility and OSHA   safety rules and procedures while on assignment.      

• Follows facility and GHR Unusual Occurrence Protocol.      

• Respects cultural and religious practices of patients.  

 

Qualifications

• Minimum Work Experience: None

• Required Licenses/Certifications: Appropriate CPR Certification, RN License

• Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: None

• Preferred Qualification: RNC, STABLE

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