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RN - Obstetrical High Risk Unit - Nights - Full Time New

Baton Rouge, LA


Hiring Company

Woman's Hospital

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$27.72 - $44.35 / hour

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Position Description

Woman’s high risk unit consists of 20 rooms where our nursing staff is specially trained to care for patients with problems related to pregnancy. We provide condition-specific care and intensive monitoring for both patient and baby. Our nurses care for patients on bed rest with high blood pressure, preterm labor, premature rupture of membranes and other problems that sometimes occur with pregnancy. After having a baby some patients require more frequent monitoring and interventions, such as patients with severe hypertension, sepsis, and postpartum hemorrhage not requiring critical care. This unit also cares for patients experiencing a perinatal loss.


  • Graduation from an accredited school of registered nursing is required.
  • Current licensure by the Louisiana Board of Nursing is required. 
  • Two years of experience in a Labor & Delivery unit as an RN is required.
  • Certification in the area is preferred.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Identify patient needs and determine priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.
  • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.
  • Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care.
  • Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.
  • Provide education and emotional support to patient and family appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstance.
  • Document care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priority.
  • Provide patient centric care in alignment with professional nursing practice standards, ANA Standards & the LA Nurse Practice Act.
  • Supervises non-licensed nursing staff within the RN’s scope of practice and in accordance with established policies.
  • Performs other duties assigned by Department management according to policies and procedures and the mission of Woman's Hospital.

A Work Experience with Purpose

Woman’s is one of the largest specialty hospitals for women and infants in the United States. We are recognized throughout the country for our innovative programs and we pride ourselves in surpassing the expectations of those we serve. Providing exceptional patient care and creating exceptional patient experiences are at the center of what we do at Woman’s. Our team consistently exceeds state and national benchmarks for patient satisfaction.

Our employees, organizational culture, mission, vision, values, and benefits make Woman’s a best place to work. In fact, for the 17th year in a row, Woman’s has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by Modern Healthcare – making us the only healthcare organization to earn the distinction every year since the program’s inception. We are proud of the level of care our staff provides to our patients and each other.

For nurses right out of school to those with more experience, Woman’s is the right career choice if you’re looking for purpose and meaning – to share your passion and compassion to care for others. Your nursing career is as important to us as it is to the patients you will care for every day.

  • Advanced care: We invest in delivering the highest quality care to our entire community. It’s our priority.
  • Your voice matters: As an ANCC designated Magnet organization, nursing at Woman’s is focused on inclusive decision-making and shared governance. You can help make us better every day.
  • Grow with us: When you get better, so do we. Professional development is a part of our culture. We offer:
  • In-depth Training and Orientation Period
  • Transition to Practice Program
  • Career Ladder Program
  • Tuition and Certification Reimbursement


Full-Time 7pm - 7am


$27.72 - $44.35

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Woman’s Hospital. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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