Regions Hospital Registered Nurse - Birth Center Resource in St. Paul, Minnesota
Regions Hospital is seeking a dynamic RN for a busy Birth Center. The Birth Center Resource RN functions as a Float RN able to care for all patients within the birth center units: NICU, Postpartum, Labor & Delivery, including OR C/B. Our state of the art Birth Center was built in 2020. Featuring 160,000 square feet - 13 Labor and Delivery rooms, 2 operating rooms, 24 Postpartum rooms, and 7 NICU rooms. Our Level 2 NICU features 7 private rooms including 1 twin room for a total of 8 beds, each with an adjoining family space and bathroom to keep families connected. Regions Hospital is one of the few hospitals in the country to feature the Enhanced Couplet Care model. 5 of our Postpartum rooms are outfitted with a full NICU headwall, allowing a subset of our NICU babies to stay in the Postpartum room with their families and avoid separation. This evidence-based model of care provides many benefits including improved weight gain, more effective feedings, and fewer hospital readmissions. The Birth Center at Regions has approximately 2800 births annually with 15-20% of babies requiring some amount of NICU-level care. We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, with 60% of our patient population being people of color, and 25% requiring interpreters for their care. Our unit provides care to low risk & high risk culturally diverse obstetrical patients. We have received the highest ranking from the Institute for HealthCare Improvement (IHI) for patient safety. We are proud to support the largest midwife practice in the Twin Cities and note that over half of our deliveries are done by midwives. We work as an interdisciplinary team with physicians, midwives, residents, and students. Services we provide include water births for low-risk patients, and we strive to accommodate individual patient birth plans. Our unit provides care to high-risk obstetrical patients and we have a full service medical team in house 24 hours per day to support any emergent situation. L&D nurses provide primary care to patients in antepartum, in active labor and in the maternal outpatient assessment area. Work Schedule: 0.60 Days Required Qualifications: -Degree in Nursing -Licensed as a registered nurse by the State of Minnesota -CPR for the professional rescuer or BLS for healthcare providers -Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and strong ability to work with a wide range of patients from varied cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds Preferred Qualifications: -BSN/MSN strongly preferred and generally expected that BSN/MSN is obtained within 5 years of hire -Previous OB experience preferred -One year of acute care RN experience is preferred Benefits: Regions Hospital offers a competitive benefits package (.5 FTE or greater) that includes medical insurance, dental insurance, 401K with match, disability insurance, and tuition reimbursement. Benefits take effect first day of employment. We offer an on-site employee fitness center, an on-site physical therapy clinic for employees as well as on-site employee clinic to make it more convenient for our staff to get the care they need. We also have a Center for Employee Resilience that provides support and evidence-based practices to bring relief and build resiliency. Regions Hospital is a qualified non-profit employer under the federal Public Service Laon Forgiveness program. Regions is also proud to be a Yellow Ribbon Company. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.