The Maternal Child nurse is a Registered Professional Nurse who is responsible for assessing, planning, directing, evaluating, implementing, and delivering patient care in a safe, effective manner to patients in Labor and Delivery and Newborn Nursery on his/her duty shift. The RN provides direct patient care, assists with care for patients of others (as needed), makes patient care assignments to other staff members on duty, and is responsible for the care delivered by the nursing staff under his/her direction during the shift for which (s)he is on duty. The RN is responsible to assure provision of safe, prudent economical patient care according to his/her thorough knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures, GRMC standards of Nursing Practice and his/her own skills and knowledge as an RN. (S)He will perform all duties in compliance with approved standards of care and practice as defined by GRMC, the New Mexico Nurse Practice Act, and the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO). The Maternal-Child RN is responsible to and evaluated by the Director of Maternal-Child with peer input. (S)he must be able to function as primary nurse in Labor and Delivery and Newborn Nursery.
Current New Mexico or Multi-State Licensure
ACLS (AHA) within 3 months from hire date
NRP within 3 months from hire date
Fetal Monitoring certification (NICHD) within 6 months from hire date
STABLE within 6 months from hire date
CPI within 6 months from hire date
ALSO certification preferred
One (1) year nursing experience preferred
NOTE: Job description available upon request.
**All required documents must be presented at time of hire.**
EXTERNAL APPLICANT: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.