Registered Nurse - Casual - Pregnancy Care Center
Posted on: May 31, 2021
UPMC Altoona is
seeking an experienced OB Nurse to join our Pregnancy Care Center
team. This is a casual position, on day shift, no rotation or on
call. Does require a rotation to to GYN and MAT
Coordination and provision of prenatal care to low income pregnant
- Assessment: a. Completes the
collection of data for the assessment of each patient during the
admission interview process according to the unit policies and
standards. b. Reassesses patient each visit as per unit policies
and standards. c. Documents data using appropriate forms and
format. d. Recognizes normal physiology and pathophysiology of
pregnancy and other conditions. e. Interprets diagnostic/monitoring
data and recognizes significance based upon patient's
- Planning: a. Includes
patient/family in the information of a plan of care for each
assigned patient. b. Prioritizes patient's needs c. Modifies plan
if care in response to changing patient needs. d. Utilizes
appropriate community resources in planning care.
- Implementation: a. Implements
interventions within the scope of nursing practice and established
unit standards and protocols for care. b. Demonstrates
ability to adapt nursing care and health education to all stages of
the life cycle and to various stages of health and disease.
c. Carries out and documents procedures
according to hospital policy. d. Demonstrates knowledge
of the physiological, psychosocial, emotional, and cultural basis
for the delivery of nursing care. e. Provides health teaching for
patients and families based on assessed needs and learning
abilities of patient/family. f. Follows protocol for patient
telephone advice and communication of test results to patients. g.
Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, and moral boundaries of
nursing care delivery.
- Evaluation: a. Evaluates and
documents the patient's response to care, teaching, and treatments.
b. Evaluates patient's outcomes based on previously defined
- Coordination: a.
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the patient care. b.
Utilizes appropriate community agencies and other health care
professionals in the provision of care. c. Coordinates information
and referrals with primary care providers and other health care
providers to assure continuity of care.
Education and Formal Training
- Must be a graduate from an
accredited school of nursing.
- Must hold a current license to
practice nursing in the stats of PA.
- Must satisfactorily complete the
hospitals and unit's orientation program and probationary
- At least 5 years experience in
- Maternal health
- Outpatient care or office
Licensure, Certifications, and
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic
and skills demonstration component within 30 days of
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34 with renewal
- Act 73 FBI Clearance with
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