Do you thrive in an environment where you can empower and encourage a woman through her birth journey? Are you passionate about patient and family education, helping families learn about caring for their newborn, and highly organized? Are you well versed in the standards of care to support your patients and teammates as they navigate the challenges of maternity care? If you said yes, we may have the perfect opportunity for you.
As part of the Hoag Fudge Birthing Suites healthcare team, you will provide patients and their families a safe and secure environment that promotes a healthy and beautiful birthing experience.
Inside Hoag’s Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Post-Partum Unit
Brand new state-of-the-art labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum (LDRP) birthing suites that include- 12 private birthing suites, 2 operating rooms for cesarean sections/procedures, 2-bed triage, and a Level 2 special care nursery.
The birthing suites offer a family-centered maternity care design and a philosophy of care emphasizing choice, connectivity, compassion, competence, and cultural inclusion in a safe and secure environment.
Responsible for labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum, and newborn care which includes: planning, directing, assessing, and providing nursing care according to the policies and procedures of the LDRP department.
Demonstrating skill in the use of equipment and devices pertinent to treatment, procedures, and practices.
Responding to emergency situations.
Adhering to Infection Control policies and procedures, following Standard Precautions, and specific isolation precautions for the prevention and spread of bloodborne pathogens and other communicable diseases.
Assessing the educational ability and level of the family, incorporating available education materials, and documenting understanding in the patient record.
Communicates changes on the patient's condition to the Charge Nurse/supervisor and the physician or CNM directing the care of the patient as well as pertinent information at shift report using the patient Plan of Care.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:
Adaptability – Ability to change as environmental, organizational, workload, task, direction, and other conditions change while reacting in a positive and constructive manner.
Diversity – Able to demonstrate the knowledge and practice of Diversity in the workplace. Able to work with a diverse group of people in a manner that enables them to reach their full potential, in pursuit of organizational objectives, without anyone being advantaged or disadvantaged by irrelevant considerations.
Equipment Knowledge – Knowledge of equipment, tools, technology, and other devices in the work area and the ability to use them to the extent required for the job. For clinical equipment, this is demonstrated by unit-based competency testing.
Infection Control – Follows all policies and procedures used to minimize the risk of spreading infections.
Interpersonal Skills – Listens to and understands what others are saying. Establishes effective working relationships with others, contributing to a climate of mutual respect and cooperation. Uses vocabulary and grammar appropriate to the situation. Demonstrates sensitivity and tact, understanding own effect on the motivation, attitudes, and actions of others. Makes favorable first impressions.
Medication Management – Manages and administers prescribed medication, ECT and perioperative care, medication adherence assessment, medication education, medication review, and, monitoring of side effects of medication.
Oral/Written Communication – Ability to speak and write effectively, demonstrates fundamental command of the language, communicates well using all mediums. Utilization of the Journey Boards to enhance communication of patient’s plan of care.
Patient Documentation – Preparation and delivery of patient information in a manner that is consistent with the requirements of the job. Includes what happens during a clinical visit with patients and why a procedure or service is being performed or why a device is being used.
Patient Counseling – Able to give advice or guidance in a specific area of clinical expertise or knowledge which results in a problem solved, the information provided, and possibly a plan of action for the person seeking assistance.
Procedures Knowledge – The knowledge of and adherence to the workplace procedures associated with an area of focus.
Safety Management – The knowledge and attentiveness to safety as well as compliance with the rules regarding safety.
Treatment Planning – Ability to anticipate resource needs and then arrange, prioritize and shape activities to meet Treatment Planning objectives.
Hoag nurses consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance, and conduct. They’re driven to excel in patient treatment and nursing, and they’re deeply passionate about their work. To that end, we’ll expect you to participate in our continuous quality improvement process and maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies, and procedures.
Our healthcare teams follow safety measures and infection control protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate knowledge of the populations we serve.
Active, current California RN License.
A minimum of two years of recent nursing experience in an acute care labor and delivery facility.
Basic Fetal Monitoring
ACLS, BLS, NPR Certifications
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). If you have not obtained a BSN upon hire, it is required that you begin a BSN program within one year of the hire date and obtain your BSN within two years of starting the program.
Hoag is the Place to Be
We believe that when you join Hoag, you become part of a family. We’re deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve our community, making your ongoing growth and development as a nurse our priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases, and sponsored training opportunities, Hoag employees enjoy:
Annual performance incentives
Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions
Safe Harbor bonuses
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
Nursing Clinical Ladder Program
Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
On-site Wellness Centers at our Irvine and Newport Beach campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy, acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates, and fitness coaches
We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the-box thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A member of our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to know more.
There’s No Place Like Hoag
Recently, Hoag was recognized as the highest-ranked hospital in Orange County in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. The organization was also ranked the #4 hospital in the Los Angeles Metro Area and the #8 hospital in California. The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy recognized 52 U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations as high-performing fundraisers in the North American healthcare industry for the fiscal year 2015. Forty of 52 were U.S. hospital systems. Hoag was ranked #8 that year and remains a High Performer.
Hoag attained the Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program and has received its fourth Magnet re-designation.
We’re an industry leader at the cornerstone of exceptional patient care – but we can’t do it without you.
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