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RN - Assessment Center - Nights

Company: Woman's Hospital
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Assessment Center is the designated Emergency Department for the hospital. While functioning as a point of entry for the hospital, we treat a diverse patient population. Primarily, we support the obstetrical patient throughout all stages of their pregnancy. We assess and treat the following in our obstetrical population; labor, hypertension, diabetes, hyperemesis, preterm complications, fetal surveillance as well as early pregnancy complications. We also treat the gynecological, sexual assault, bariatric, oncology and medical/surgical patient. On occasion, we may receive patients who require a higher level of care and we will treat, stabilize and transfer as appropriate.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:Assesses, monitors and evaluates patient status by observing the patient, noting data collected by other team members and analyzing this information to independently develop a plan of nursing care.Develops a detailed plan of care, which includes patient / family education, based on initial and on-going assessment findings to optimize patient outcomes.Communicates with patients, families, subordinate staff and peers to ensure that plans and associated interventions are understood, operationalized and revised, as appropriate to the patient's age, culture, condition, and unique needs/circumstances.Evaluates patient response to treatment and nursing interventions and if needed, revises the plan of care.Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians and other health care providers to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.Monitors patient progress and prepares patient for discharge, utilizing established clinical pathways.Direct/coordinate nursing care in accordance with professional nursing practice standards.Performs other duties assigned by Department management according to policies and procedures and the mission of Woman's Hospital.A Work Experience with PurposeWoman's is one of the largest specialty hospitals for women and infants in the United States. We are recognized throughout the country for our innovative programs and we pride ourselves in surpassing the expectations of those we serve. Providing exceptional patient care and creating exceptional patient experiences are at the center of what we do at Woman's. Our team consistently exceeds state and national benchmarks for patient satisfaction.Our employees, organizational culture, mission, vision, values, and benefits make Woman's a best place to work. In fact, for the 14th year in a row, Woman's has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by Modern Healthcare - making us the only healthcare organization to earn the distinction every year since the program's inception. We are proud of the level of care our staff provides to our patients and each other.For nurses right out of school to those with more experience, Woman's is the right career choice if you're looking for purpose and meaning - to share your passion and compassion to care for others. Your nursing career is as important to us as it is to the patients you will care for every day.Advanced care: We invest in delivering the highest quality care to our entire community. It's our priority.Your voice matters: As an ANCC designated Magnet organization, nursing at Woman's is focused on inclusive decision-making and shared governance. You can help make us better every day.Grow with us: When you get better, so do we. Professional development is a part of our culture. We offer:In-depth Training and Orientation PeriodTransition to Practice ProgramCareer Ladder ProgramTuition and Certification ReimbursementHours:Nights; 7pm - 7amPay Range:$25.20 - $40.32$150 Employee Referral BonusWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Woman's Hospital. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Woman's Hospital, Baton Rouge , RN - Assessment Center - Nights, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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