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Women & Infants Services (WIS) is the largest department at BUMCP. Averaging approximately 5500 deliveries per year, this is a fast-paced environment. BUMCP is accredited by the Arizona Perinatal Trust as a Level 3 Center which certifies that we are qualified to take care of the most high-risk patient population. The WIS department at BUMCP consists of OB Triage, Labor & Delivery, Antepartum, Postpartum and GYN/Oncology. We are well known for our specialty programs for higher order multiples, placenta accrete management and OB critical care. Throughout the WIS department, there is excellent collaboration between nursing and physicians with quality patient care serving as our focus. Our patient experience scores are among the highest at BUMCP. We are a Magnet facility and the WIS department has been highlighted in many examples for our Magnet redesignations. Our leadership team consists of a Nursing Director, three RN Senior managers, a high-risk obstetrics program manager and a total of 14 RN managers. There is always a senior leader on-call 24/7 and there is usually in-house management coverage 24/7 as well. In addition to the leadership team, we have a Clinical Nurse Specialist, an RN educator and lactation consultant coverage almost 24/7 to provide support for both the staff and our patients. As an academic medical center, we are actively involved in research, EBP and process improvement. Teaching and training students and new employees is an essential part of our department. Our goal is to provide a positive learning environment full of great opportunities and support to learn and grow so that each employee can thrive and reach their fullest potential.
This unit provides multidisciplinary obstetrical care to low and high risk postpartum patients and normal newborns. There are 40 postpartum private rooms available and 11 Level 1 nursery beds. Inpatient services are available 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week. These services are provided to adolescents, adult females with and without complicating medical conditions. We provide couplet care and encourage family bonding. Patient education and lactation support are a major focus in the postpartum area. The average RN assignment would consist of 6- 8 total patients (depending on acuity) which would be a combination of Moms & babies. Newborns with minor complications will be cared for in postpartum or in the nursery depending on diagnosis, acuity and level of observation required.
SHIFT: This opening is for a night shift. The hours will be from 7pm-7:30am, 3 days a week, rotating weekends and holidays.
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This position provides routine patient care to promote patient comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation in the medical records and provides a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Current BLS certification is required. Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Tucson: Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in state of practice is required for new hires. Existing Tucson incumbents may not transfer out of their geographical market without meeting the CNA requirement.Requires skills and abilities typically attained with 1 year of medical clerical experience; preferably in a hospital or physician office setting, or prior experience in customer service. Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required.
Must possess excellent organizational skills, as well as effective human relations and communication skills. Working knowledge of medical terminology and computer literacy and keyboarding skills is required.
Depending on department assignment, receive a minimum passing score of 85% on ECG or EEG test with accurate identification of all lethal cardiac dysrhythmias and epileptiform activity is required. Successful completion of either a unit approved basic electrocardiogram interpretation course or electroencephalographic interpretation course, or on the job training is also required.
In Arizona the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) licensure is preferred. Recent healthcare experience preferred. Successful completion of an approved unit secretary program is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.