RN Mother Baby Job at CommonSpirit Health, Lexington, KY

  • CommonSpirit Health
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description


Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency care and womens health services are supported through a vast array of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


As our Womens Care/Mother Baby Nurse at CHI Saint Joseph East Women's Hospital , now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, youll care for the newly delivered Mother and for the Newborn with kindness and compassion.

The Women's Hospital at CHI Saint Jospeh East is a family friendly environment focusing on the safety of the mother and baby. The RN provides nursing care according to the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluating. Administers medications and treatments in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and procedures. Care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and nursing evidence-based practice.

To thrive in this role, youll need to appreciate that routine is never routine. We have some wonderful days in this department and get to be with people through huge milestones in their lives. We also have some hard days and are with people as they grieve. You must be sensitive and understanding to different circumstances. Above all else, you must remain calm in an emergency. A patients status can change quickly and its never good for the patient or family to see the nurse in a panic. Youre calm. Youre in control. Youre handling the situation.

  • Educate patients on various interventions or procedures
  • Assess newborn and provide care.
  • Communicate with the care management team, including anesthesiologist, physician or midwife, lactation nurse, charge nurse, postpartum unit, patient and family


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license cleared by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or with eNLC multi-state practice privilege
  • Previous RN experience within Womens Care strongly preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required to obtain within 6 months post hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)

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