EDUCATION\: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
EXPERIENCE\: One year acute care nursing experience. Prior OB experience preferred.
LICENSURE\: Current license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Iowa required.
Understands and is able to apply the nursing process while meeting established Nursing Standards.
Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.
The OB Staff Nurse maintains well developed skills for assessing the physical and psychosocial needs of expectant parents, families and newborns.
Maintains BCLS certification at health care provider level.
Completion of ACLS and NRP required within six months of employment.
Basic fetal monitoring course within six months of employment.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibits our core values\: Reverence\: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity\: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion\: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence\: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers