Nurses for Labor Room

  • Full time
  • Muscat, Muscat, Oman, Muscat, Oman
  • posted 11 months ago
  • Posted : June 27, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Mid-level
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Healthcare
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Required skills