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    Summary

    About the Position:

    This position is located at the Irwin Army Community Hospital, Fort Riley, Kansas.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.

    This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.

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    Responsibilities

    • Provide specialized and comprehensive antepartum, intra-partum and postpartum nursing care to normal to high risk obstetric patients.
    • Independently determine and implement proper emergency interventions within scope of practice after identifying and interpreting maternal and/or fetal distress and newborns.
    • Administer complex medications by any route as ordered within the guidelines of nursing practice.
    • Utilize the nursing process to formulate a nursing plan of care relative to patients physiological, psychological, and sociological condition in order to provide ongoing and in-depth assessment of patient problems, strengths and limitations.
    • Make decisions regarding priorities for patient care for shift assignments and assign duties and delegate patient care to other nursing staff.
    • Serve as a resource and role model for other maternal/child nurses and health care providers, including experienced and fully trained registered nurses and resident physicians.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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