Registered Nurse RN Antepartum
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 7, 2021
If you're looking to leverage your abilities to make a real
difference - and real change in the health care industry - you
belong at Banner Health. With facilities in six western states,
we're committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but
to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we
seek driven professionals who embrace change and who possess the
passion and skills to make it happen.
Did you know that Banner Thunderbird provides the highest level
of maternity care in the West Valley, and that it is one of the
leading providers of maternity care in the entire state? It's true.
Our doctors and nurses have the expertise and experience to care
for some of the most complex pregnancies and deliveries, including
women with pregnancies complicated by diabetes, high blood pressure
and premature labor. Additionally, our neonatal intensive care unit
enables us to care for babies born at any gestational age. Banner
Thunderbird utilizes a sophisticated electronic medical records
system to ensure better, safer care for you and your baby. This
system has been proven to prevent medical errors and to provide
more comprehensive care for mothers and babies.
A 10-bed special care obstetrical unit is available for
expectant mothers experiencing high-risk complications and those in
need of close observation. This unique specialty unit, directed by
a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, a physician specializing in
care for high-risk pregnancies, works closely with the patient's
primary care and OB/GYN physicians and neonatologists to ensure
that mother and baby receive the best care possible. Their goal is
to preserve each pregnancy until a safer point for the baby's
arrival has been reached. The unit features all private rooms, a
computer station for patient use, and an activities room stocked
with craft items, movies and educational materials. The activities
room also serves as a place to socialize with family, friends and
other antepartum patients. This position is for a FULL-TIME Day
Shift opening in the Antepartum Unit. The hours for this position
are from 7am-7:30pm and will require 3 shifts per week which will
include weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. You will also
have the opportunity utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and
weekend coverage as well as enjoy an 18% night shift differential
as well as a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components
of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of
benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and
financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at
what you do and enjoying your life.
Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in
1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs
of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix.
Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the
state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the
Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a
reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults
in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care
hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized
care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services
include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery,
robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services
program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson
Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art
cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission
Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal
intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies
and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the
only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured
children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly
leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and
skills to Banner Thunderbird.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and
documents nursing care of patients in accordance with
organizational policies and in accordance with standards of
professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for
professional nursing practice and development. This position is
accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self
or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes
specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to
assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the
physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and
assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available
information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews
diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the
physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment
and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in
Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan,
utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team
input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs,
assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are
realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the
patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial,
spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the
plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the
multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to
reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's
Implements the plan of care through direct patient care,
coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the
health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the
nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures,
standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates
appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of
care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely
communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom
care is provided.
Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and
the effectiveness of patient teaching.
Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in
the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in
accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective
data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Provides care based on the best evidence available and may
participate in research activities within clinical practice.
Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and
participates in the education, role development, and orientation of
facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors.
Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring
Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent
patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable,
and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national
nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may
include participating in professional organizations.
In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow
of the department.
- Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments,
physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as
employees of other health care institutions, community providers
and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts
with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to
report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy
to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the
patient and family to changes in health status.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice,
temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN
licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is
required. Additional certification or continuing education may be
required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience,
training and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the
clinical area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must
maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area
in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations.
Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum
of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting.
Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the
past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner
Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum
of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician
practice or an acute care setting.
Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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