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Registered Nursing Services - OB/GYN Department

Company: Synergy Staffing Inc
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Need profiles by 9/22 -IHSHWY 491 NORTHSHIPROCK, NM 87420 -Four (4) Registered Nurses (RN) "ON AS NEEDED BASIS" in the Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care and/or Newborn Special Care at Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM. -Period of Performance: Date of Award through 6 months -Facility Location: Northern Navajo Medical Center is located in the beautiful high-desert climate of the Four Corners area - where the four states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah adjoin. Northern Navajo Medical Center provides: care services including family medicine, internal medicine, mental health, physical therapy, optometry, dental, social services, pharmacy, x-ray, laboratory, public health nursing, diabetes education, health promotion/disease prevention and outpatient rehabilitation services along with benefits coordination. Recreation opportunities exist such as camping, fishing, hiking, biking, backpacking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Moab, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. -WORK SHIFT:The shifts are 12 hour rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. -Housing: No Government Housing available. The nearby towns are Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. There are hotels, restaurants, mall, etc. in the two towns. -INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. -Registered Nurse Qualification RequirementsSubfactor: a valid and unrestricted State Nursing LicenseSubfactor: a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart AssociationSubfactor: a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart AssociationSubfactor: Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart AssociationSubfactor: a current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification with American Heart AssociationSubfactor: AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitor CertificationSubfactor: STABLE (Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Labs, and Emotional Support)Subfactor: Health Requirements (Medical Evaluation / Immunization) -Professional Nursing Skills:Subfactor: Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: neonates to geriatricsSubfactor: Ability & knowledge to learn the different types of equipment.- Cardiac monitors- Alaris IVAC pumps/PCA- SCDs (Sequential Compression Devices)- Natus bili light/blanket- Medula electronic breast pump- HillRom beds/cribs- Panda Warmers- Training with Fetal Monitoring Equipment -Subfactor: Proficient in IV cannulation of all age groupsSubfactor: Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Providers appropriatelySubfactor: Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration ScannersSubfactor: May be assigned Charge Nurse DutiesSubfactor: Ability to float as needed to other departments upon completion of a Float Competency Skills Checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. -Experience: The RN needs to have at least 2 years of clinical experience in Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care, including the following: -High Risk Patient Care:- MgSo4 Infusion- Pitocin Infusion- Preterm Labor Patients- PIH Patients- GDM Patients- Patient with no Prenatal Care- Knowledge of AWHONN guidelines -Postpartum/Antepartum Care- GDM Teaching- Postpartum Recovery- Mother/Baby Care & Teaching- Knowledge of Baby Friendly -Experience: The RN needs to have at least 2 years of clinical experience in Newborn Special Care, including the following: -Newborn Nursery:- Level 2 Care which includes stabilizing Level 3 Newborn for transportation- O2 Therapy- IV Fluid, IV Start, Blood Draw- Cardiac Monitoring- Transitional Care- Newborn Assessments- Mother/Baby Care & teaching- Knowledge of Baby-Friendly -**Note: Northern Navajo Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital -Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS).

Keywords: Synergy Staffing Inc, Rio Rancho , Registered Nursing Services - OB/GYN Department, Healthcare , Shiprock, New Mexico

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