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Registered Nurse/RN - L & D
Company: NURSENT   Category: Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 08-19-04   Location: Arizona - Phoenix
Job Status:Full Time   
Arizona, Phoenix - Nursent helps RNs find permanent staff positions with medical facilities nationwide. Why search job postings yourself when our Nurse Recruiter can do it for you? We’ll even call facilities you choose to create an opportunity specifically for you—all with no cost to you. Learn more at our website www.nursent.com .


Requires current AZ RN license or other compact state RN license. One year of L&D experience is strongly preferred, however, new graduates will be considered on an individual basis. Must possess highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as the hospital's service standards.

All RN’s must pass basic fetal monitoring to work in L&D. Advanced fetal monitoring and Pitocin validation are required by six months employment. CPR and Neonatal Resuscitation are required.

Job Description:

This position serves as base unit staff for the medical L&D Department. Incumbents will use specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills based upon the principles of biological, physical and social sciences to facilitate patient's achievement of optimum health status. Provides leadership and coordination to the healthcare team and will maintain standards of professional skills.

Unit description:

Perinatal care units are committed to family centered maternity care. This L&D unit is a tertiary care unit performing nearly 7,000 deliveries per year. Our staff works with a diverse patient population – low risk, high risk and critical care obstetrical patients. We have a commitment to maintaining the mother-infant relationship as often as possible, and recover most of our normal newborns in mother’s room. Our excellent perinatology staff provide the opportunity for us to accept transport of high risk patients from the entire southwest region. We have developed members of our staff to provide critical care skills to patients requiring invasive hemodynamic monitoring. Our nursing staff assesses patients in our 14 bed triage unit. Our staff is also cross-trained for labor, recovery, post partum and newborn care for our 40 labor rooms. In addition, our nursing staff circulates cesarean sections and fetal surgeries in our 3 surgical suites.

Shifts available:
RN’s: all 12 hour shifts of 7a-7:30p and 7p-7:30a, 36 hour work week.
Staff work 3 out of 8 weekends. Staff is required to take call to cover unexpected L&D volume increases. This usually amounts to one 12 hour shift in a 4 week period.

Nursing Concept:

Labor & Delivery provides an opportunity for personnel to expand and develop their skills in perinatal nursing and to be a part of a healthy, supportive and educational birthing experience for our patients and their families.

Unique features of the unit:

We are a teaching unit with a four year OB/GYN residency program. We have 24 hour anesthesia coverage including anesthesiologists and CRNA’s. Our department’s ancillary staff include LPN’s, Health Unit Secretaries, Surgical Techs, Patient Care Assistants (provide patient care under the supervision of an RN), and L&D Techs (provide cleaning and stocking support to the unit) and Nurse Externs.

Benefit Highlights:

v FlexPlus Benefits gives the employee an opportunity to design a benefit package that is best for them personally and financially

v Multiple choices are available for Medical coverage, Dental coverage, Pharmacy Plan options, Vision coverage, and Life Insurance/ADD insurance

Additional benefits and options include:

v Personal Legal services

v Homeowner’s, Renter’s and Auto Insurance

v Supplemental Intensive Care Insurance

v Cancer Insurance

v Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts

v Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 per year

v Employee Healthy Options Rewards

v Employee Assistance Program

v Concierge Services

v Short and Long Term Disability Plans

v Paid Time Off Programs with cash out options

v 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting

v Discount rates on new automobiles

v Rebates for new home loans or refinancing home loans

v Wireless phone discount program

To apply for this job please visit www.nursent.com . If this job isn’t right for you, please see all our jobs at www.nursent.com. We have facilities under contract in over 20 states. Call, e-mail, or chat on-line with our nurse recruiter to get more information with no cost or obligation. We never charge nurses a fee for our services.

We represent registered nurses of all specialties including med/surg (M/S); critical care, ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency (ED/ER), labor & delivery (L&D); post partum, neonatal, NICU, PICU, pediatric, operating room (OR); PACU, cardiac, cath lab, CVOR, CVICU, step down, dialysis, endoscopy, oncology, transplant, etc.

Contact Information
Contact:Karen DeLavan
Company: NURSENT
Phone: 877-866-1881
Fax: 972-907-8166
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