at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States
The Registered Nurse coordinates total nursing care for patients ranging in age from infants to the elderly, as appropriate to discipline. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the health care team in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice. Experienced Labor & Delivery RN's Only.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Registered nurses who assist laboring women will have an annual requirement to complete EFM training. Registered nurses who care for laboring women will be compliant with use of standard NICHD (2008) terminology.
License/Certifications: Active nursing license. Current BCLS required for all. ACLS required for critical care departments. Other certifications specific to department policies may be required.
Knowledge of nursing processes; structure and functions
Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation and terminology requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff
Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination
Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results
Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate care in order to individualize nursing care provided to patients
Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations
Proficient computer skills
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.