Registered Nurse - Postpartum - PRN - JVW 9/19/2017

Jordan Valley West West Valley City, UT

Company
Jordan Valley West
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1704920
Location
West Valley City, UT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree
AJE Ref #
579558362

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Jordan Valley Hospital West Valley Campus opened its doors in 1963 with three operating rooms, forty beds, and was called Pioneer Valley Hospital. By 1980 a new hospital facility had been on the original site.

Today this west side medical facility is host to over 36,000 emergency room visits, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in the state.

In 2004 Pioneer Valley Hospital completed an 18-month long, $14 million construction project which included more than 88,000 square feet of expansion and renovations and a significant investment in state-of-the-art medical technology. The project was conducted in two phases with the first phase producing a new 16,800 square foot emergency room with separate entrances for ambulances and walk-in patients. The second phase included the remodel of approximately 33,400 square feet in the areas of radiology, endoscopy, the baby nursery, hospital laboratory, central sterilization, and outpatient services.

In 2014 the building exterior was renovated to reflect the improvements made within the hospital and our name changed to Jordan Valley Hospital West Valley Campus to more closely reflect our commitment to the community we serve. As the hospital has grown, Jordan Valley Hospital West Valley Campus has maintained its long-time commitment to providing expert healthcare with kindness and compassion.

REGISTERED NURSE - POSTPARTUM

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the maternity and newborn care setting. Communicates with physicians/director/charge nurse/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient s clinical condition including: fetal monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Additional functions applicable when acting as Charge Nurse: Makes patient care assignments based on the skill, experience, and temperament of other nursing personnel and on the acuity of the patients, ensuring patient, staff safety, assist in the evaluation of performance and skills of Agency/Temporary staff as well as permanent critical care staff. Responsibly directs and precepts staff members as needed/assigned in all aspects of critical care management.

Participates in quality and process improvement in the department during all phases from planning to implementing and sustaining efforts. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient; possess the ability to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies and procedures and skills check lists. Must be able to respect diversity of each individual s values, culture, spiritual beliefs, and other socio-economic issues in addressing the needs of patients, visitors, and co-workers. Participates in performance improvement activities. Age of population served: Infant, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric

Requirements:

* Current Nursing license for the State of Utah

* RN experience in Labor and Delivery required.

* Current BLS (CPR) issued by American Red Cross or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider

* ACLS and PALS preferred.

* Computer & Internet Skills required.

* Fetal heart monitoring and EKG readings or use of equipment preferred.

* Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

IASIS Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

JORDAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER WEST VALLEY CAMPUS IS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OWNED BY AN ENTITY THAT PROUDLY INCLUDES PHYSICIAN OWNERS, INCLUDING CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE HOSPITAL\'S MEDICAL STAFF.
Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Utah-West Valley City
Organization: Jordan Valley West
Education Level: Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Employee Status: PRN Position
Work Schedule: Other

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled