Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class organization recognized as one of the nation's largest and most experienced providers of prenatal testing and diagnosis? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with doctors and healthcare professionals from many fields of medicine at Cedars-Sinai to deliver the most specialized, well-rounded care. We provide prenatal testing for both routine and high-risk pregnancies. Prenatal testing involves screening for problems with the pregnancy or baby and making any necessary diagnoses so treatment can begin as soon as possible.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Provides direct & indirect patient care services such as: NSTs, rooming patients, administering medications, performing phlebotomy, and chaperoning sonographers and physicians
Assists physicians in procedures (CVS, AMNIO), coordinates patient scheduling during a holiday weekend or add-on NSTs
Educates patients, answers phone calls or inbox questions from patients
Coordinates with Labor & Delivery for patient handoffs
Communicates with nurses, physicians, and staff regarding patient care or scheduling.
Gives patient information to charge nurse and nurses taking over care of a patient on the Labor & Delivery unit
Utilizes computer to document on patients' progress, and ensure that all patients are being cared for in a timely manner
Takes pride in documenting in real time or as soon as it is possible
Communicates verbally with MDs if something is urgent or emergent
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
Current, unrestricted California RN License required
American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support required
Certification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM) required or willing to obtain within one year of employment
IRB Certification preferred
National nursing specialty certification required or willing to obtain within one year of employment
A minimum of 3 years of Labor & Delivery or high-risk Obstetric nursing experience required, including experience performing non-stress tests (NSTs)
Experience working in an ambulatory high-risk Obstetrics clinic environment preferred
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Obsetrics, OB/GYN, Outpatient, Healthcare, Medical Center, Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, California
Working Title: Registered Nurse III - Prenatal Diagnosis Center
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