Job Description & Requirements
Labor & Delivery Nurse - (LD RN)
In 2013, this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics.
Labor and Delivery, will float to FCC (Family Care Center)
180 - 205 Births Per Month
-Total # of beds in the unit: 11 LDRP’s, 5 Triage, 6 RR.
-Nurse to patient ratios 1:1 or 1:2 for all shifts.
-No Ancillary Staff.
-Intrapartum and postpartum patients
-Unit patient population: Laboring and delivery patients, intrauterine pregnancy related problems. All patients examined by physician or midwife on duty.
-Special Unit Procedures that could cause ethical issues: Induced Abs, Blood products / transfusions.
-Documentation System: PCD, QS (surveillance only).
-Supplemental Staff required to float when necessary.
-Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.
-RN's circulate for Tubal and C-sections. Recover both mother and baby. -Post anesthesia recovery.
-Low to High risk antepartum