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Steward Health Care System Pool RN IV (7p-7a- Night Shift), Labor & Delivery in Houston, Texas

JOB SUMMARY: Serves patients – adolescent and adults, ages 12 -54 with a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assesses and manages laboring woman’s physical condition/parameters and progress through the labor and delivery, including significant other in the process

  • Assesses fetal well being by means of electronic fetal monitoring and other standard parameters

  • Immediate stabilization of the neonate

  • Maternal recovery after delivery (vaginal or cesarean section)

  • Assumes circulating role for vaginal or cesarean section delivery

  • Assesses for and in collaboration with medical staff, stabilizes and evaluates effectiveness of interventions for obstetrical/medical complications such as:

  • Pre-term Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)

  • Pre-term Labor (PTL)

  • Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)

  • Hemolysis Elevated Liver Enzymes and Low Platelets (HELLP)

  • Diabetes

  • Placenta Previa

  • Placental Abruption

  • Initiates parent infant bonding promoting a baby-friendly environment

  • Assesses learning needs and teaches patient and family

  • Certifications: BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, STABLE, AWHONN, COAP (or CPI)

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