Birth Assistant RN
Company: CHI Health Physician Network
Posted on: September 15, 2021
Registered Nurse Birth Assistant functions at each Birth to
directly assist and under the supervision of the Certified Nurse
Midwife (CNM) as the “second pair of hands” during births and/or
emergencies, cares for the family during labor and immediately
following the birth and during the postpartum period. Maximizes
safety in the laboring and birthing process and satisfaction of the
childbearing families. Functions as a vital member of the
healthcare team who contributes to the success the practice by
demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication,
professionalism, and teamwork. Utilizes the nursing process to
assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided
to selected patient populations and their families.
80th and O Street, Good LIfe Birth Place
for attendance at pre, during and post birthing sessions. Perform
general nursing care to patients by following established standards
and procedures. Provide patient care based on practice guidelines,
standards of care, and federal/state laws and
to be available as needed, days, nights, weekends and holidays and
to keep reliable contact information, both by cell phone and to
keep the answering service and the CNM informed as to how to be
Responsible for covering all shifts and holidays, as needed and as
scheduled monthly (at least one week prior to the beginning of the
in teaching the mandatory early home care class. Conduct
orientation sessions for prospective clients. Educate patients and
families about health status, health maintenance, and management of
acute and chronic conditions.
Care: At the
direction of the CNM: care for, provide and support early labor and
labor (i.e. fluids, positioning, bath tub and sibling support.)
Supplies and/or equipment as needed to complete the set-up of the
room for birth. Monitoring of vital signs and fecal heart tones.
Assist with delivery, resuscitation, any third stage maternal
emergencies, as example: fundal massage, oxytoxic administration,
IV therapy preparation, contacting physician and/or ambulance,
Postpartum Care: Vital signs;
ongoing assessment of fundus and bleeding, assistance mother with
comfort measure and newborn with establishing breastfeeding; cord
blood to lab courier, if
Period till Discharge: Ongoing
assessment of mother: bleeding, voiding, fluids and eating,
mothering adjustments and physical needs. Ongoing assessment
of newborn: respiratory status, color, temperature, neurological
status, feeding and activity.
home-care instructions; assist family in preparations for going
home; schedule home visit and one-two week office visit; accompany
family to car; immediate terminal cleaning and restocking of birth
room – prior to leaving Center.
Postpartum Follow-up: Daily and
weekly phone calls; repeat home visits as needed; consulting with
CNM for any problems.
venipuncture and non-stress tests; assist clients with self-care,
collection of specimens answering phones and office-flow; and
office hour’s phone triage.
current certification in CPR and neonatal resuscitation; attends
Center’s in-service staff programs and emergency drills;
participate in transfer review meetings and assist in providing
in-service programs to staff.
for continuous quality improvements activities as
Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board
- Graduate of
an accredited school of nursing required.
- Basic Life
Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS)
- Bachelor of
Science in Nursing preferred.
- 1 year
related experience general nursing is required, preferably
maternal/child nursing and/or experience in
Keywords: CHI Health Physician Network, Lincoln , Birth Assistant RN, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska
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