Provides professional nursing care to patients in Labor and Delivery, Post- Partum, and Nursery, utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care. Performs antenatal testing. Monitors maternal and neonatal well -being during labor and assists the mother to achieve a positive birthing experience within the parameters possible for her given her unique situation. Provides post- partum care and education based on departmental standards and individual needs. Provides newborn care as appropriate and as indicated by the newborn’s unique situation. Care is provided appropriate to the ages of the population served; Neonates through adults – Women of childbearing age. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to identify and meet the individualized needs of all patients served in Labor and Delivery, Post- Partum and Nursery.
Completion of an accredited Nursing program
Current California RN license or ability to obtain prior to hire date
Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date
Current NRP certification prior to hire or must enroll and complete the first available Barton University course
NCC certification desirable
Validation of competency in Fetal Monitoring (FM), as evidenced by either National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification, AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course, or Advanced Practice Strategies (APS) Electronic Fetal Monitoring module completion
Previous Perinatal nursing experience with an emphasis in fetal monitoring highly preferred
Minimum one year of recent experience in acute care nursing
Barton Health is a community-based, not-for-profit, hospital and integrated healthcare system located in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California.
Barton Health has been proudly serving the Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley and surrounding communities for over four decades. Our healthcare system is comprised of a 71-bed acute care facility, 48-bed skilled nursing center, community clinic, urgent care centers..., pediatric, surgical, ENT, internal medicine, rheumatology and family practice groups, as well as home health and hospice services. We are both honored and privileged to not only meet the needs of our local community but to exceed their expectations with consistently exceptional care.