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Registered Nurse (OB/GYN, Women's Health Center)

Company: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for promoting and restoring patients' health by developing day-to-day management and long-term planning of patient care; collaborating with providers and multidisciplinary professional staffs; providing physical and psychological supports for patients, friends, and families. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the staff, patients, families and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs.Job Responsibilities:Appropriately complete an initial interview and provides initial counseling and educationAble to appropriately risk screen a maternity patient as a no risk, at risk or high risk patient and does so throughout the prenatal periodFamiliar with the Perinatal High Risk Management Program and makes appropriate referrals as neededAble to appropriately determine an estimated due date and gestational age by using the gestational wheelAppropriately conduct an interview with the maternity patients at each visit and provides counseling and education as well as having needed lab work done and/or schedules ultrasounds as indicatedAble to appropriately assess for fetal heart tones by using the Doppler and documents on Hollister accordinglyAble to appropriately assess fundal height and documentation on the HollisterAble to appropriately set up the maternity patient on the fetal monitoring machine and can make an assessment in regard to knowing a baseline fetal heart rate, timing contractions, and if any ominous signs are occurringAppropriately obtain vital signs on all patients and has adequate knowledge as to what is normal and what is notEffectively administer medications according to nursing protocol and provides appropriate counseling and educationAppropriately communicate with multi-disciplinary team members to help resolve patient problems and/or needsAble to set up exam room for various procedures and provide assistance if neededAppropriately operate all equipment by following manufacturer's instructionsMaintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulationsKeep exam rooms clean and stocked as well as keeping nursing station neat and orderly at all timesAdequate knowledge in regarding to lab duties, infection control procedures, and appropriately completes all lab formsAppropriately conducts a GYN interview, provides counseling and education and is able to risk screen all patientsAppropriate telephone communication skillsAdequate knowledge in regard to emergency procedures such as being able to perform CPR, assist with a delivery and assist patients to safety if a fire should occurAdequate knowledge of all logbooks and keeps them up to date on a regular basisKnowledgeable in the use of the computer to check patient appointments, enter pertinent information and/or schedule appointmentsAppropriately adhere to OSHA protocols and is familiar with the Material Safety Management BookAppropriately maintain patient confidentiality and protects operations by keeping information confidentialAppropriately establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends and familiesAppropriately maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending education workshops, staff meetings, reviewing professional publications, etc.Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by, getting along well with others, communicate effectively, respond to request, build rapport and participate in team problem-solving methodsAppropriately documents in the EMR and is able to access information in the EMRMaintains prompt and regular attendanceVerify timecard at the end of each pay periodPerforms related work, as assignedJob Requirements:Must be a Registered Nurse with a current license in the State of MississippiMinimum of two years clinical work experienceMust possess a RN licensure and current Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart AssociationPhysical and Other Requirements:Must tenuously listen, visualize and have dexterity and eye-hand coordination; ability for simple grasping and speed workMust frequently sit, squat, reach, use both right and left forearm rotation, walk and climb stairsMust occasionally kneel, twist, have ability to grasp firmly, lift and carry, push and pull in excess of 20 lbs.

Keywords: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc, Hattiesburg , Registered Nurse (OB/GYN, Women's Health Center), Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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