Registered Nurse/ RN - Labor & Delivery, PRN, Days
- Job Title
- Registered Nurse/ RN - Labor & Delivery, PRN, Days
- Job ID
- Louisville, KY 40207
- Other Location
In the labor and birth setting, the RN is responsible for coordinating and documenting the care of the laboring woman and her fetus, which includes providing direct physical care and support of the woman, newborn, support person and family members during the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal stages of the childbirth process.
To ensure a safe and healthy delivery, labor and delivery nurses should display good judgment and clinical reasoning skills, pay attention to details, possess the ability to make quick decisions and be able to work well with others. Good communication skills are an important part of their job responsibilities. It is important to be able to accurately communicate assessment/interventions to the physician as well as to provide education to the patient and her family.
L&D has 14 LDRs, 4 triage rooms, and 3 ORs. It is a fast-paced unit and multifaceted with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout the shift. We have a very strong perinatal bereavement program. The unit has budgeted staffing to follow AWHONN staffing guidelines. We have all private practice obstetricians and one midwife, 24/7 access to maternal fetal medicine, 24/7 on-site neonatology services and 24/7 on-site anesthesia services. There are many opportunities for professional growth in the unit and within the hospital.
Education, Experience, and Requirements:
- Active Kentucky RN License
- BLS, NRP, ACLS
- Recent experience in L&D preferred
If you want to work on a highly-regarded team, while increasing your skills, and working with the latest and most advanced technology, apply today then contact our RN recruiter at: 502-410-5948.
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