Covenant Health

Job Title
Registered Nurse, L&D
ID
EVG CMC L&D RN
Facility
Cumberland Medical Center
Department Name
LABOR & DELIVERY

Overview

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Covenant Health is the region's top performing healthcare network. Each of our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant: to put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region.

 

Cumberland Medical Center is a 189-bed hospital in Crossville, Tennessee, with more than 650 employees and 175 active physicians. It offers a full range of specialty services, including cardiology, gastroenterology, surgery, orthopedics, maternity services, cancer care, and advanced wound care.

 

    • Emergency Department: 24 emergency beds       
    • Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 12 ICU beds
    • Labor & Delivery: 12 LDRP suites
    • Med/Surg: 37 beds
    • Surgery: 9 operating room surgery suites
    • Telemetry: 37 beds

Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Cumberland Medical Center is an acute care hospital offering all private patient rooms as well as specialized services not usually found in the rural medical system.

 

For seriously ill patients, advanced medical and surgical care is provided at CMC including telemetry monitored beds and an intensive care unit. Additionally, Cumberland Medical Center offers an outpatient imaging center, same day surgery unit, cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs, a sleep disorder center, breast center, cancer center, and hyperbaric medicine and wound center.

 

Group Photo, Nurses & Doctors

 

About our Labor and Delivery Unit at Cumberland Medical Center:

 

  • Recognized by Newsweek as a "Best Maternity Hospital 2020"
  • 12-bed unit + 4-bed triage area
  • Inpatient area serves obstetrical patients and gynecologic patients
  • Nearly 700 newborns delivered annually
  • Triage area provides care for approximately 1,200 obstetrical patients yearly

From the Labor and Delivery Manager:

 

"The expectation of all staff is to make every patient's experience excellent. At the end of the day, it's not about how many good things you have done; it's about how much love you put into what you have done."

 

How Scheduling Works:

 

We use self-scheduling in our Labor and Delivery Unit. We work 12-hour shifts, rotating weekends and holidays, on a six-week schedule. Call is a requirement for all employees. Employees place schedule requests, and the schedule is balanced to coordinate needs.

 

Responsibilities

Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse, Night Shift

 

  • Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.
  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: "Registered Nurse" "Labor and Delivery" "Labor and Delivery Nurse" "L&D Nurse" "L&D RN" "Cumberland Medical Center" "Covenant Health"

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing with diploma, ADN, BSN or MSN

 

Licensure Requirements:

  • Valid Tennessee RN license. 
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS & NRP preferred.
  • Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.
  • Prefer Labor & Delivery and Nursery experience.
  • Must have ACLS and NRP within 16 weeks of hire.
  • Must have fetal monitoring (NiCHD - Basic) within 16 weeks of hire.
  • Intermediate Fetal Monitoring within 1 year.

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