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RN Labor and Delivery PD Nights

Company: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Were proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
RN Labor & Delivery Per Diem Nights Position Summary:

  • Interviews patient, family, significant others to formulate a nursing history.
  • Observes, identifies and collects data to identify nursing care needs of the patient and family.
  • Correlates the medical plan of care with the nursing plan of care.
  • Identifies and reports to the appropriate person(s) abnormal diagnostic data and clinical changes in the patient's condition.


    • Develops patient problems and nursing care needs of the patient and family/significant others.
    • Documents patient problems and nursing care needs of the patient and family/significant others
    • Actively involves patient and family/significant others in planning patient's care.
    • Develops short- and long-term goals for the patient and family/significant others.
    • Identifies the need to involve other disciplines in the patient's care.
    • Initiates discharge planning upon admission.


      • Performs common nursing procedures as defined in Policy and Procedure Manual.
      • Implements changes in physician's orders in a timely manner.
      • Explains treatments and procedures to patient and family/significant others.
      • Provides patient and family teaching.
      • Provides for the safety, cleanliness and comfort of the patient.
      • Initiates emergency procedures as needed within the scope of practice and hospital policy.


        • Evaluates the patient's response to nursing care.
        • Updates and revises care to be delivered as patient's needs change.
        • Appropriately communicates changes and care given to other members of the health care team.


          • Assumes leadership role and delegates nursing care.
          • Assign tasks appropriately and guides team members based on their skills and abilities.
          • Maintains awareness of legal aspects of hospital nursing.
          • Conducts patient care conferences.
          • Updates skills and knowledge and attends peers' patient care conferences.
          • Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new personnel.
          • Sets goals and objectives with target dates.
          • Participates in patient care Quality Assurance programs.

            UNIT SPECIFIC

            • Performs common nursing procedures in the care of the L&D patient.
            • Demonstrates the ability to organize and manage patient care assignments.
            • Works toward proficiency in vaginal exams and determination of fetal position in preparation for fetal electrode placement and intrauterine pressure catheter.
            • Demonstrates knowledge of policy and protocol for use of magnesium sulfate infusion and ability to deliver care to patients with pregnancy induced hypertension.
            • Demonstrates ability to circulate for surgical cases in L&D operating room; utilizes aseptic techniques and principles correctly.
            • Demonstrates ability to scrub for surgical cases in L&D operating room; utilizes aseptic techniques and principles correctly.
            • Demonstrates ability to assist with sterile vaginal speculum examination.
            • Demonstrates verbally and through chart documentation, an awareness of community and AWHONN standards of care.
            • Demonstrates ability to make basic EFM strip interpretations and intervene.
            • Maintains and stocks equipment and supplies daily.
            • Attends four fetal monitor strip reviews per year (recommend minimum one attendance at monthly UCI Outreach or perinatology QRC.
            • Successfully completes annual Neonatal Resuscitation classes.
            • Attends current employee update and completes skill requirements for L&D yearly.
            • Point of care testing
              RN Labor & Delivery Per Diem Nights candidate will possess the following education, licenses/certifications, and experience:

              • Knowledge necessary to obtain RN license in the state of California and current California R.N. license
              • Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and NRP certification. **New Grad RNs & Experienced RNs without L&D experience have up to 30-days after date of hire/transfer to obtain BLS, ACLS, and NRP.
              • At least 1 year minimum L&D experience.

                The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
                Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

                Pay Range: $40.33 - $61.25
                Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an employee's qualifications and experience.2205027434Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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