Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery Fellowship
Company: The Guthrie Clinic
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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
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
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
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
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
3. Ability to use independent, critical judgment in all aspects of
patient care delivery.
4. Demonstrated interpersonal skills that convey a positive and
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
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