Registered Nurse (RN)

We are looking for a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse willing to work for a nonprofit clinic serving majority Amish and Mennonite families. Labor and delivery, postpartum, and newborn care is expected. The registered nurse will be responsible for educating patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits. The ideal candidate will be a responsible and well-trained professional able to care for patients without direct supervision, will be compassionate, cool-tempered and respectful of patient’s religious beliefs. The registered nurse should be able to follow health and safety guidelines faithfully and consistently. The goal is to promote patient’s well-being by providing high quality nursing care.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice
  • Observe and interpret patient’s symptoms and communicate them to CNM
  • Collaborate with CNM and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients 
  • Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, lab draws, fetal heart tones, contraction monitoring and administering injections etc.)
  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication and provide treatments according to CNM orders
  • Inspect the facilities and strive to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.)
  • Develop cultural competence/understanding in Amish and Mennonite lifestyle
  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
  • Willing to utilize the company vehicle to drive patients and/or provide home visits.

Skills

  • Experience as a registered nurse– preferred labor, delivery and postpartum experience 
  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of emergency care
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination etc.) and a willingness to follow them at all times
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Responsible and compassionate
  • Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Patience and problem-solving skills
  • BSN or other diploma from a nursing program
  • Valid nursing license and drivers license