Inpatient RN -Mother/Baby Unit
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: November 18, 2022
The Mother Baby Unit staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional
caregiver who assumes responsibility for a group of patients for a
designated time frame and provides care to these patients via the
utilization of the nursing process, nursing trends, technology,
financial and human resources within the philosophy of the
institution. The Mother Baby Unit nurse and staff are committed to
our Nursing Professional Practice Model; we believe in caring
relationships with our patients, families, community, and
colleagues to provide exceptional care. On the Mother Baby Unit,
our dedicated nursing staff, nurse leaders, interdisciplinary team
members, and physician partners practice on providing specialized
care to both mothers and infants maintaining safe patient care and
excellent patient satisfaction.
Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Neonatal Resuscitation
Program (NRP) within 1 year and
Previous nursery and/or labor and delivery experience
- Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing
education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.
- Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as
specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and
theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains
up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to
assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare
- Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and
develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards
and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of
care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies
plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
- Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by
reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
- Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary
to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the
professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to
expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes
initiative to begin appropriate solution.
- Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
- Provides care to the inpatient obstetric patient.
- Monitors fetal well being.
- Administers medication specific to the obstetric patient.
- Provides patient education specific to the obstetric
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption,
healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative
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