Nurses for Labor Room
- Full time
- Muscat, Muscat, Oman, Muscat, Oman
- posted 5 months ago
- Posted : June 27, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Career Level Mid-level
Experience 8 Years +
Qualifications Master’s Degree
As a Labor Room Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional care and support to women during the labor and delivery process. Your expertise in maternal health, monitoring, and assistance will contribute to a positive birthing experience for mothers and their newborns.
- Provide comprehensive nursing care and support to women during labor, delivery, and immediate postpartum period.
- Monitor maternal vital signs, fetal heart rate, and uterine contractions, ensuring timely interventions and escalating concerns to the healthcare team.
- Assist with pain management techniques, including comfort measures, positioning, and administration of pain relief medications as ordered.
- Conduct assessments and examinations to evaluate the progress of labor, maternal and fetal well-being, and readiness for delivery.
- Prepare and maintain the labor room environment, ensuring cleanliness, availability of necessary supplies, and readiness for emergencies.
- Collaborate with the healthcare team, including obstetricians, midwives, anesthesiologists, and neonatal specialists, to ensure coordinated and safe care.
- Educate and support mothers and their families in various aspects of labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and postpartum care.
- Provide emotional support and guidance to mothers and their partners, promoting a positive birthing experience.
- Document accurate and timely records of assessments, interventions, and maternal/fetal responses.
- Adhere to infection control protocols and maintain a safe environment for patients and staff.
- Registered Nurse (RN) license and completion of an accredited nursing program.
- Specialization or certification in Maternal-Child Health Nursing (RNC-MNN or RNC-OB) preferred.
- Proven experience in labor and delivery or maternal-child health settings.
- In-depth knowledge of the physiological and emotional aspects of labor, delivery, and postpartum care.
- Familiarity with electronic fetal monitoring and interpretation.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide emotional support and education to mothers and their families.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment while maintaining composure and attention to detail.
- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills in managing emergencies and unexpected situations.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification; Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification preferred.
- Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with advancements in labor and delivery practices.