Registered Nurse - Maternity; Per Diem

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

Greenwich Hospital’s maternity unit boosts 24 private room for baby and family.  Maternity nurses educate new parents on the care of their newborn.  They are trained in both newborn nursery as well as postpartum nursing.  All nurses are NRP certified and highly encouraged to become certified in maternity.  The maternity nurses work closely with the physicians for both mother and baby to ensure safe discharge with follow up with our postpartum visit program.  Breastfeeding support is one fundamental success factors in maternity.  Skin to skin, rooming in and the close connection for all babies is promoted by all nurses.  The nurses all work closely with the nursing assistants of the unit.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse practices within the Patient and Family Centered Care Model will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients, coordinate ancillary staff and collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team.

  • 1. Nursing Practice/Nursing Process
    • 1.1 Delivers and coordinates safe, competent, and effective patient focused care demonstrating knowledge and clinical proficiency within their practicing specialty area.
  • 2. Professional Integration
    • 2.1 Serves as a positive professional role model demonstrating accountability and responsibility through professional behavior.
  • 3. Leadership
    • 3.1 Uses effective communication, time management and prioritization skills.
  • 4. Communication/Collaboration
    • 4.1 Demonstrates a commitment to honor and respect the dignity of each person within their department/unit
  • 5. Quality/Performance Management
    • 5.1 Contributes to department effectiveness by offering suggestions and ideas that improve performance.
  • 6. Support of Unit Goals
    • 6.1 Dedicates work time in the areas of leadership, education, nursing practice or performance management to support advancement of unit goals in agreement with the Nurse Manger.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

1-3 years experience.

 

LICENSURE

 

RN in State of Connecticut or Permit; Basic Life Support (BLS), NRP

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

May be exposure to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical, mental and emotional illness as well as end of life conditions and death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care. Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Frequently bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to assist pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from five (5) to three hundred (300) pounds.

 


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