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    Lafayette, LA 70508

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Charge RN - Antenatal

Women's & Children's Hospital • Lafayette, LA

Posted 15 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 1 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care, Nurse

Job Description

The Antenatal ChargeRegistered Nurse
The Department Charge Nurseis a Registered Nurse who is accountable to the Nursing Director for clinicaland operations functions of an assigned unit.  The Charge Nurse assumesthe responsibility of managing the unit’s clinical and operations activities inthe absence of the Director and/or Manager.
TheAntenatal RN provides direct patient care to antepartum patients in afamily-centered approach, in accordance with established policies, procedures,and protocols of the healthcare organization, as well as guidelines of professionalorganizations.
The Antenatal RN overseesand directs the care of high-risk and critical-care pregnant women and theirfamilies.  The Antenatal RN is responsible for the care of high-risk,critical-care pregnant patients and their families in the antepartum and/orpostpartum period.  Provides care to high-risk, and critical-carepregnant women and their families.
The Antenatal RN serves asthe primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines forwell-coordinated patient care.
The Antenatal RN overseesand directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountabilityfor the care given to assigned patients.
When the need arises, theemployee will perform other duties within the scope of practice as assigned byhis or her supervisor.
The Top Reasons Employeeslove working on this unit:
  1. Great Teamwork
  2. Great Leadership
  3. Always new experiences on this unit
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About Women’s & Children’s Hospital
We don’t just deliver babies…. We DeliverDreams. Women’s and Children’s Hospital is Acadiana’s premier birthingcenter, one of the largest in the state. Women's & Children's Hospital hasbeen providing specialized healthcare services for women and children for over30 years. Since its humble beginnings as a birthing hospital, it has sincegrown to become one of the state’s leading healthcare institutions dedicatedexclusively to the care of women and children. Because of the specialized teamof medical professionals, advanced equipment and facilities, Women's &Children's Hospital has become a healthcare referral center for other hospitalsand healthcare professionals throughout the Acadiana area. The hospital’smultidisciplinary approach ensures that all of its patients receive the bestand most thorough care possible 
Come join our team and discover why we are thehospital others in the area turn to when moms, babies and children need usmost. When it comes to patient care, we strive to be the healthcareprovider of choice.  When it comes to employee care, our goal is to be theemployer of choice. 
Benefits for Full Time Employees include:
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • And more!

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:
Licensure/Certification/Registration:  Current Louisiana RN license/Permit.  A Perinatal Certification by any nationallyrecognized certification organization is recommended.
Education:  Graduate from an accredited school ofprofessional nursing.  BSN preferred.
Experience:  At least one year of nursing experience inmaternal/child or critical care preferred.
SpecialQualifications: CPR through AHA upon hire; NRP within 6 months from date ofhire; ACLS within 6 months from date of hire; Fetal Heart Monitoring Education.Also,
Completion of the designated introductory fetal heart monitoring programwithin 1 month post hire. Completion of the designated intermediate fetal heartmonitoring education program by 6 months of hire for an RN with previous fetalheart monitoring experience and by one (1) year of hire of an RN with no fetalheart monitoring experience into a labor & delivery role. Completion of thedesignated advanced fetal heart monitoring education program every two (2)years after completion of the designated intermediate fetal heart
Job ID: 00637-8266
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