Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery

  • Free
  • Published date: April 15, 2021
    • Alaska, United States

Work in Sitka, Alaska! The beauty and closeness to nature is second to none! SEARCH is seeking at Labor and Delivery nurse to join our amazing hospital.

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:
The OB/Labor & Delivery Nurse performs a variety of nursing care procedures requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments, and ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies. Nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families during their ante partum, post partum, laboring stages, new born baby care, and care of post-surgical C-section patients.

Utilizing after hours call services, holidays and weekends. On Call responds to all emergencies including trauma and fetal distress C-sections includes total peri-operative nursing care. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, Ward Clerk and/or PCE on unit during shift.


Education required to obtain a valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska
One year clinical nurse experience is preferred
Prior experience in the area of specialty is preferred

Valid, current, full and unrestricted RN license in the State of Alaska
Must have BLS until get ACLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP on hire, if not on hire, must be obtained within 6 months of hire date
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Knowledge of nursing care principles, practices, diagnosis, and processes (including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) to provide professional nursing care to patients.
Competency to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and to act promptly in emergency situations.
Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects, and complications in their use.

Skills to apply scientific principles in operating and monitoring of basic and specialized medical equipment (ex: defibrillator, gastric and thoracic suction, EKG machines, ect.).
Proficient in nursing procedures and basic nursing care.
Oral and written communication skills, can enter and retrieve patient data accurately, can verbally communicate findings with healthcare team.

Ability to provide guidance, leadership, and work cooperatively with others by establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, and other healthcare team members.
Ability to implement appropriate nursing therapeutic interventions based on the knowledge of a wide variety of nursing diagnosis, medical and psychosocial disorders, the normal course of disease and anticipated complications.
Additional Application Instructions
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