RN Labor and Delivery

Requisition ID
2020-131339
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Labor And Delivery Services
Hours Per Pay Period
48
Facility
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
7p-7a
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
IA-DES MOINES

Overview

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MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total)  –  along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

 

The maternity center will include five private, spacious labor and delivery suites with advanced safety features – including fetal monitoring and infant security systems; 15 postpartum recovery suites; and two state-of-the-art obstetrical surgical suites dedicated for cesarean-section procedures. The design includes comfortable furnishings for overnight guests, hospitality area, large flat-screen TVs, Bluetooth capability, walk-in showers, whirlpool tubs and other amenities.

                                                                         

In addition to caring for our patients, we also care for our employees. All full time, newly hired Registered Nurses are eligible for the following incentives in addition to standard benefits:

  • $10,000 sign-on bonus (eligibility requires 2+ years of nursing experience)
  • Up to $50,000 in education assistance for student loan forgiveness
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)
  • Family Care Program (for all employees)
    • Free Premium Membership to Care.com including FREE Care Credits (capped amount) provided by MercyOne and backup care for children and/or adults

 

Responsibilities

OB Nurse Expectations:

  • Triage antepartum mothers for preterm labor, active labor, rupture of waters, pregnancy complications, or co-existing issues
  • Manage patients in labor, including induction assistance, epidural assistance, pain management, education, and delivery support
  • Fetal assessment and monitoring
  • Assist and circulate in operating room for cesarean sections, tubal, and emergency obstetric and gynecological procedures
  • Educate patients on medications (name and purpose), labor, pushing, delivering, and postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Newborn care and assessment for healthy infant
  • Breastfeeding and postpartum support/management
  • Collaborate with care management team, including anesthesiologist, physician or midwife, lactation nurse, and charge nurse

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
  • Active Registered Nurse Licensure by the Iowa Board of Nursing

(Includes nursing licenses with eNLC multi-state privilege)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Completion of Mandatory Reporter – Child and/or Dependent Adult Abuse training.

(Must obtain within three (3) months of start date if incomplete.)

                                                                   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

 

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