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Labor & Delivery Nurse

Council Bluffs, Iowa

CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Labor And Delivery Services
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72
Requisition ID 2021-192209 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 6:30pm-7:00am, every 3rd weekend and rotating holidays- call required Remote No Category Labor and Delivery Nursing
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Overview

As our Labor & Delivery Nurse, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, you’ll guide patients through the labor and childbirth process, focusing on the safety of the mother and baby, with kindness and compassion.

As a nurse in this department, you will have varying roles and responsibilities. You may work in Obstetrics - triaging patients or perform screening exams on walk-ins or you may guide patients through a routine induction and delivery. You'll be busy monitoring the mother’s dilation progress while also keeping close watch on the baby’s fetal heart rate; providing updates and support to the patient’s partner and loved ones. 

To thrive in this role, you’ll need to appreciate that routine is never routine. We have some wonderful days and get to be with people through huge milestones in their lives. We also have some hard days and are with people as they grieve. You must be sensitive and understanding, and above all else, you must remain calm in an emergency.  You’re calm. You’re in control. You’re handling the situation.

 About Us

  • Mercy Hospital, which features comprehensive acute care and behavioral health services, received a 5 Star Ranking by CMS for the past two consecutive years. 
  • Our facility has been Magnet Designated 3 times by the American Nurse Credentialing Center.
  • We offer State-of-the-Art Surgical Robots,Emergency and Trauma Services, Behavioral Health, Designated Stroke Unit, Maternity Center with Special Care Nursery, and Cancer Care.


Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.

What You'll Do

  • Triage walk-ins to determine if a patient is in labor, water is broken, false alarm, etc.
  • Support pregnant patients in labor including induction, epidural assistance (if needed), general pain management and fetal monitoring.
  • Educate patients on various interventions or procedures, medications (name and purpose), exams, and labor stages.
  • Assess newborns and provide care.
  • Communicate with the care management team, including anesthesiologist, physician or midwife, lactation nurse, charge nurse, postpartum unit, patient and family.


Qualifications

We are offering a $10,000 Sign on Bonus and up to $10,000 in student loan repayment assistance to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • One year of RN experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred, NRP required within 5 months of hire, etc.
  • Additional certification or licensure may be required

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!

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Your Possible Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Mangers/Directrors  8. CNE

Success Profile

What makes a successful Labor & Delivery Nurse at CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

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