Fairview Health Services RN Postpartum (Must have IBCLC Certification) in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN. This position is 64 hours per two weeks on the Day and Evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, and is eligible for benefits.

St. John’s Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing superior health care to our growing community. Our 184 bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

About this Unit:

Our Maternity Care unit offers 29 LDRP beds plus 2 triage rooms. We have 1 water birth room and 2 OR suites. We average 220 deliveries a month and manage many outpatients daily for antenatal testing. Daily census is 20 mom and baby couplets. We are proud to provide a 1-3 RN to couplet ratio on Postpartum. As a Labor nurse, you are expected to manage labor patients throughout the labor and delivery process to include admission, assessment, induction, pain management, vaginal or operative delivery and discharge while working with a provider.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The RN serves as the key leader of the interdependent team and is responsible to achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients. This includes: comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on the needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; monitoring the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.

  • Demonstrates commitment to principles of the patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) and achieving the HealthEast nursing vision and strategy

  • Utilizes the nursing process, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to coordinate outcome focused patient care. Throughout this process, also understands and incorporates holistic nursing theory based on Watson's Theory of Caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association whenever holistic therapy is offered

  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team, and other disciplines regarding the plan of care

  • Assesses and documents learning needs of the patient and family. Develops an individualized education plan for patients and families based on identified needs

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality, customer experience, nursing engagement, and efficiency and effectiveness outcomes

  • Complies with regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, board of nursing requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices, and other established practice standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures

  • Coordinates the interdependent team while promoting collaborative teamwork and cooperation

  • Actively participates in the development and achievement of department goals (safety, cost, quality, patient experience, employee engagement)

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • One year RN L&D experience in Acute Care Hospital

  • Certified with the International Board of Lactation Consultants

  • Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers

  • NRP and 20 hours of documented breastfeeding education obtained in 30 days

  • Degree in Nursing

  • RN License

Preferred qualifications:

  • Hmong or Spanish language proficiency

  • BSN degree

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27569

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Obstetrics