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Dignity Health Staff Nurse 12 HR Postpartum in Redwood City, California

Staff Nurse 12 HR Postpartum

Sequoia HospitalRedwood City, California

Requisition ID 2022-218088 Employment Type Full Time Department Labor And Delivery Services Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 1900-0730 Remote No Category Nursing - Staff Nurse

Overview

About Sequoia Hospital – Hello Humankindness

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’sHeart and Vascular Institute (https://www.dignityhealth.org/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/heart-and-vascular-institute) is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. OurTotal Joint Replacement (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/orthopedics) program is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. OurBirth Center (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/birth-center) is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edgetomosynthesis 3-D mammogram technology (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/breast-and-diagnostic-center) . Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.

Learn moreabout us (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/about-us) ,our awards (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/about-us/quality---awards) , and some of our services:

  • Heart Surgery (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/heart-and-vascular-institute/heart-surgery)

  • Maternity

  • Orthopedics (https://dignityhealth.org/Service%20Areas/bayarea/locations/sequoia/services/orthopedics)

dignityhealth.org/sequoia

Responsibilities

Ensures a professional and responsive atmosphere by greeting patients, visitors, staff, and physicians promptly and courteously. Refers to each individual by name when appropriate. Monitors visitors for Infant Security purposes

Performs initial assessment utilizing professional nursing knowledge and skills. Appropriately assess for: Physical and psychosocial-emotional needs. Labor status and progression. Labor, postpartum/postoperative and neonatal pain. Fetal Well being. Neonatal transition to extra uterine life. Breastfeeding ability. Barriers to learning. Educational needs. Discharge need. Age related needs. Issues related to assault or abuse

Analyzes patient related data, such as vital signs, past medical history, prenatal history, physical exam findings, laboratory values and other information, including age-specific criteria, to determine appropriate care.

Provides health education and teaching to patient, family and significant others that is age specific, providing for any barriers to learning. Clearly communicates health, treatment and discharge information, ensuring the patient, family member or significant other understands all discharge and follow-up instructions.

Plans nursing care based on priority of physical and psychosocial-emotional needs

Implements the plan of care including prescribed procedures and treatments

Encourages a “family centered approach” to nursing care (encourages rooming in, includes family members in all aspects of care as requested by the patient)

Evaluates the effectiveness of care delivered to reach the expected outcome

Assures that ALGO testing is completed on all infants

Assures that newborn vaccines are administered as ordered

Administers medications using the “5Rights” and pain scale

Assesses newborn pain using the FLAC score and adheres to policy

Assessed breastfeeding using the LATCH score and communicates any problems to MD and Lactation Dept

Completes newborn and maternal teaching before discharge

Appropriately recognizes and quickly responds to emergency medical situations.

Follows the chain of command when necessary

Delegates tasks appropriately to ACs.

Conveys ideas, concepts, and facts in a logical, understandable and concise manner. Applies concepts of effective communication with all contacts.

Uses a problem solving approach to resolve job-related issues.

Has the ability to listen, comprehend, and respond immediately to directions.

Maintains confidentiality of all patient and hospital-related information, communications and documents.

Qualifications

  • One to two years clinical nursing experience

Minimum

  • Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse.

  • (RN) Current certification in American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers.

  • (CT BLS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program within three (3) months hire/transfer or by completion of orientation for New Grads.

  • (CT NRP)

Preferred:

BSN preferred

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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