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Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery Fellowship

Company: The Guthrie Clinic
Location: Waverly
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a $25,000 sign on bonus!

Position Summary: The RN OB Fellowship program is a full time, comprehensive, structured combination of didactic and clinical experiences. The fellowship was designed to prepare nurses for independent practice in the area of obstetrical nursing which includes Obstetrical Triage, Labor and Delivery, O.B. Operating room, Postpartum, and Newborn Nursery. Didactic education modules from AWHONN POEP program. POEP is a clinical program that provides continuing nursing education (CNE) hours. It is designed to provide nurses with theoretical knowledge needed to provide holistic, family-centered care to women, their infants, and family members during the preconception, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods. The program is targeted toward registered nurses who are new to perinatal nursing, including graduate nurses and those who are experienced, but new to the perinatal care setting. The content can also be used as continued education for experienced perinatal nurses. The didactic content is a component of a comprehensive perinatal nursing program. The OB Fellow will also have an assigned preceptor that is an experienced LDRP RN to facilitate clinical learning component. The OB Fellow will participate in skills stations and perinatal mock codes in coordination with didactic education. Also includes additional courses/certifications required for LDRP RNs including AWHONN Introduction to Fetal Monitoring course, NRP, and S.T.A.B.L.E.
Education, License & Cert: Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program. Nurses hired who have not earned a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, will be required to do so within four (4) years from their date of hire.
Experience: One-year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) desired. Experience working in a team environment is essential. Computer skills required and prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Will need to demonstrate ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Must demonstrate leadership skills, skills contributing towards a positive teamwork environment, effective communication, and excellent critical thinking skills.
Essential Functions:
1. Employs Nursing Professional Practice: Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates patients' care. Develops updates and coordinates the patients' plan of care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes and transitions across the continuum. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Performs and maintains the currency of essential competencies as required by a specific area of hire and population served.
2. Advocates: Effectively advocates for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values, and beliefs of those we serve.
3. Facilitates Learning: Fosters a learning environment for patients/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team, including student; Facilities formal and informal learning for patients/families, nursing, other members of the healthcare team, and community.
4. Aligns Practice with Safety and Quality: Accountable for safety, identifies and corrects problems, and integrates evidence and best practice into nursing care; uses data and evidence to improve patient outcomes. Aligns patient safety, self-safety, and environmental safety as equally important for best outcomes.
5. Engages in Professional Development: Engages in ongoing professional development; practices at the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards. Promotes a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates, and disseminates research and evidence-based practice.
6. Leader in Practice Setting & Community: demonstrates leadership as change agents using the collaborative leadership skills of advocacy, influence and innovation. In partnering with colleagues appropriately delegates, coordinates care, and collaborates with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge. Models professional behaviors as a representative of the nursing profession.
7. It is understood that this description is not intended to be all-inclusive and that other duties may be assigned as necessary in the performance of the position.
8. Participates in the planning and presentation of educational programs.
Other Duties:
1. Proficiency in Information Technology, such as electronic health records, communication systems, computers, and equipment necessary to perform essential functions of the position.
2. Skilled to work with a wide range of staff as part of an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff.
3. Ability to use independent, critical judgment in all aspects of patient care delivery.
4. Demonstrated interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude.
5. Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities, urgent responses, and challenging situations.
Joining the Guthrie team allows you to become a part of a tradition of excellence in health care. In all areas and at all levels of Guthrie, you'll find staff members who have committed themselves to serving the community.
The Guthrie Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.
The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit, integrated, practicing physician-led organization in the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than 500 physicians and 302 advanced practice providers offers 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities. Guthrie Medical Education Programs include General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery Residency, as well as Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship programs. Guthrie is also a clinical campus for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Keywords: The Guthrie Clinic, Scranton , Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery Fellowship, Healthcare , Waverly, Pennsylvania

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