Registered Nurse - Mother Baby Care Unit

Job Description
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island?s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) ? gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) ? gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) ? gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
The Mother Baby Care Unit at Wilcox offers specialized care for postpartum teen to adult women and normal newborns, as well as to post-GYN surgical women. Our highly trained and caring staff provides education to the entire family during and after the pregnancy, as well as IV therapy, fetal monitoring, diabetes education, monitoring of patients requiring bed rest for premature delivery, post-surgical C-section, regular deliveries and postpartum complications and a variety of other services. The Mother Baby Care Unit provides support to mothers and their newborns in an atmosphere that promotes bonding of the family unit.
As a Registered Nursery/Postpartum Nurse, you will have the opportunity to provide direct patient care and support to physician staff within our Mother Baby Care Unit. We are looking for someone with strong patient care and communication skills, willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to our vision of delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai?i?s people.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Rotating - 12 Hours
Work Type: Per Diem
FTE: 0.250000
Bargaining Unit: Hawaii Nurses Association
Exempt: No
Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai?i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) CPR cards. One (1) year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in Labor & Delivery, including normal and high-risk obstetrical care.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor?s degree in Nursing or related field. Lactation Consultant Certification. Fetal Monitoring Certification. Completion of S.T.A.B.L.E. (pre-transportation stabilization course for neonates) course. One (1) year recent acute care Registered Nurse experience in Medical/Surgical including care of gynecological patients.
Position Registered Nurse - Mother Baby Care Unit
Category Nursing
Employment Type Employee
Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Req ID 9898

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