Registered Nurse - Obstetrics, RN

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Clinton, MD

About the Job

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, located in Clinton, Maryland, is an award winning, acute care hospital focused on caring for patients and their loved ones utilizing advanced technology under the guidance of expert clinicians. Quality, Safety, Wellness, and Patient Satisfaction are achieved through a spirit of patient centered services that connect us to the community we serve. If you believe in patient focused care, excellence, teamwork, and are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and customers, we invite you to join our team! 

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is actively recruiting for a fulltime, experienced RN to join our renowned team!  This position provides support for rotating shifts, Day and Night.  36 hours per week.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform admitting assessments, review history and develop plan of care.

Perform daily assessments, review vital signs and record results on the documentation in the EMR.

Report any abnormalities to doctor.

Assist patient with daily activities, pain management and administer medication as ordered.

Implementation of physician orders during rounds, review orders and transcribe orders.

Competent in computerized medical record documentation.

Utilize standard precautions to prevent spread of infection.

Assist with keeping rooms free of clutter.

Provide patients and families with education information regarding procedures and any medication

Initiate referrals and provides ongoing communication to other disciplines in order to facilitate

discharge planning.

Displays knowledge of OB equipment and procedures.

Provide care and help for women having lost their babies through miscarriage or still birth, as well

assisting women throughout pregnancy and through the postpartum process.

Problems are identified, prioritized, and communicated to physician.

Administers medication per policy. Monitors effects of medications and observes patient response;

knowledgeable regarding actions and side effects.

Completes divisional and unit-specific competencies as required.

Participates in continuing education classes and in-services.

Responsible in delegating tasks to unlicensed personnel.

Competently completes accurate, concise, and legible documentation of hospital records.

Contributes to the overall operation of the unit by actively participating in activities such as: charge

RN duties, preceptor for new staff, committee work, performance improvement, and special

Contributes to the overall operation of the unit by actively participating in activities such as: charge

RN duties, preceptor for new staff, committee work, performance improvement, and special projects.

Effectively utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of patient care as defined in the MCH unit

specific standards.

Competently assist women having gynecology procedures.

Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • RN BSN preferred, Associates accepted
  • Must have Maryland RN license
  • Healthcare Provider CPR certification
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Commitment to excellence and customer service
  • 1 - 3 years minimum previous Ante-Partum, Post-Partum, GYN, or OB experience preferred.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.