Children's Hospital Colorado Registered Nurse - Labor And Delivery (Colorado Maternal Fet in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics. A career atChildren's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you tomake a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Maternal/Fetal Unit - Labor and Devlivery UnitHours perweek: 36, eligible for benefitsShift: Multiple Shifts (Includingdays, nights, flex), holiday and weekend requirements.Job OverviewProvides Family-Centered Care as demonstrated by recognizing the patient,family and/or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate andcoordinated care based on respect for patient's preferences, values, andneeds. Assumes active role in clinical education of patients, families andstaff. Functions effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams,fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-makingto achieve quality patient care. Integrates best current evidence withclinical expertise for delivery of optimal health care. Uses data to monitorthe outcomes of care processes and uses improvement methods to test changes tocontinuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems. Minimizesrisk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness andindividual performance. Uses information and technology to communicate,manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making. Serves asan agent of change within the organization, as demonstrated by one of thefollowing; involved in unit and/or organizational activities,professional development activities, maintain Magnet recognizedcertification, member of a professional organization and/ or activeparticipant in community advocacy or volunteer activities.QualificationsEDUCATION - includes a required Bachelor of Science in Nursing.EXPERIENCE -minimum one year experience.EQUIVALENCY -NoneLISCENSURE/CERTIFICATION(S) - Magnet recognized certificationpreferred, required C-EFM within one year of hire. Active member in aprofessional healthcare organization preferred. BLS - American HeartAssociation for the Healthcare Provider OR American Red Cross for theProfessional and Registered Nurse (RN). ACLS requiredPhysical RequirementsAbility to Perform Essential Functions of the JobAudio-Visual: ColorDiscrimination: Good Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: GoodAudio-Visual: Far Vision: Good Audio-Visual: Hearing: GoodAudio-Visual: Near Vision: Good General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. perday General Activity: Stand/Walk: 6-8 hrs. per day Motion: Bend: Upto 1/3 of time Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Lift: Upto 1/3 of time Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Push: Up to1/3 of time Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time Motion:Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time Others: Ability to travel to andnavigate around worksites which may or may not meet ADA requirements.Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directlypermits. Others: May assist in the supervised lifting, transporting andpositioning of patients. Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to severeweather conditions: He/she must be able to meet scheduling demands duringall weather conditions. Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteadyor falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, he/she mayencounter a patient who falls or