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Position : RN Obstetrics

Read fetal monitor, assist with breathing techniques and monitor contractions while making sure equipment is functioning properly 

Take vital signs, perform basic IV and phlebotomy skills and other assessments

Administer pain medication as ordered and other medications to address specific medical conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes including care for patients on Pitocin and MGS04

Check patient’s cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation, contact delivering physician and assist with instruments and supplies needed for the birthing process

Record time of birth, give Apgar scores and prepare for immediate new born care

Stabilize high risk and preterm mothers with babies in preparation for transfer if needed

Identify and manage life-sustaining physiological functions to unstable patients

Assist with nursing duties for other patients in Acute Care when necessary 

Perform other duties as assigned