Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse

Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse

  • Prince Imam Abdulrahman Al Faisal Hospital
  • Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Responsible to guide mothers through pregnancy, giving birth, and the post-partum process. They aim to give new parents as much support and helpful information as possible throughout delivery

Education / Qualifications Required:

BS Degree in Nursing
Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

Experience:

Minimum Two (2) years of clinical experience in Labor & Delivery if holding BS Degree
Minimum Four (4) years of clinical experience in Labor & Delivery if holding Associate Degree/Diploma in Nursing

License:

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country or practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice:

Provides direct patient care utilizing the nursing process within established hospital, divisional and unit specific policies and procedures, standards, protocols, etc.

Demonstrates knowledge and clinical assessment skills appropriate to clinical area

Takes direct and appropriate action in urgent and emergency situations

Documents all assessments, interventions and other pertinent information in the patient’s healthcare record in a timely and ongoing manner

Promotes continuity of patient care through oral and written communications

Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and members of other departments

Complies with hospital infection control and safety protocols

Administration:

Provides a leadership and resource role in the provision of patient care

Acts as a unit management resources e.g. care coordinator, charge nurse, team leader, as assigned

Addresses issues using a problem solving framework. Initiates the nursing or medical/administrative chain of command if unable to resolve issues satisfactorily

Liaisons with other healthcare team members and departments to provide continuity of patient care and unit activities

Education & Research:

Works with all healthcare team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomes

Acts as a preceptor and/or resource for new employees, trainees and other staff

Assumes responsibility for own professional growth identifying those areas of clinical knowledge and skills that need further development

Uses research/current references in the provision of evidence-based care

Participates in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents

Quality:

Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment

Assesses own care, that provided by others, patient care systems, and continuously seeks ways to improve

Compiles with and participates in Quality Management Processes and activities