Nationwide Children's Hospital

Staff RN - Fetal Center

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2021 8:29 AM)
Requisition ID


3 - 12hr Days per week

36 hours/week

Full time benefits eligible

salary commensurate with experience


The Fetal Center Staff RN assists patients rapidly, uneventfully, and as effectively as possible through their episode of care while maintaining quality and safety as a priority. Delegates, directs, oversees, and provides developmentally appropriate patient care. Practices professional nursing and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and maintains a current Ohio Nursing License. The Fetal Center Staff RN will lead the coordination of a clear and concise inpatient care plan for maternal perinatal patients in a manner that meets the needs of the patient and family.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

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-For patients undergoing fetal interventional procedures, in collaboration with the Obstetric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Providers evaluates maternal and fetal health status pre and post fetal procedure. 

-For patients undergoing special delivery service, in collaboration with Obstetric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Providers evaluates maternal and fetal health status pre delivery and maternal health status post-delivery, and in multiple pregnancies, neonatal health status post-delivery for well twin, triplet or higher order multiples. 

-Provides nursing care using a Family Centered approach within fetal care and special delivery services.

-Assesses individualized patient needs. Communicates patient care needs and priorities to assigned healthcare team. 

-Demonstrates sterile and aseptic techniques, as appropriate in the performance of and/or assisting with procedures and interventions.

-Performs procedures under the direction of Obstetric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Providers and in accordance with provider orders in accordance with the Ohio Board of Nursing Law and Rules.

-Administers appropriate obstetric medications in accordance with hospital policy and under the direction of the Obstetric and Maternal Fetal Medicine Providers and in accordance with a written order. 

-Provides observational experience for students, observing the rights and dignity of each patient and family. Serves as a preceptor for onboarding new hires.

-Assists providers with educational opportunities of residents, medical house staff, and medical students in obstetric care in the fetal center special delivery setting.

-Plans, implements, educates, and evaluates care using Evidence-Based Practices.

-Utilizes Therapeutic Communication while monitoring the physical, psychological, and social needs of patients and families.

-Engages in the workplace and community by staying aware of changes, participation in data collection or auditing, understanding Quality Improvement, and representing staff at relevant meetings and then reporting important information and updates back to staff. Assists with orientation of new staff. Attends and provides unit in-service education programs as appropriate to role.


Education: BSN

Licensure: Registered Nurse Licensed in state of Ohio

Certifications: Electronic Fetal Monitoring, BLS, NRP.ACLS or ALSO preferred but not required.

Experience: 5 years inpatient obstetric nursing; labor and delivery and high-risk antepartum experience preferred.



Competency in obstetric nursing clinical practice.

Complete ongoing and annual Fetal Center Staff RN competencies.

Demonstrated knowledge of dosages, desired effects, side effects, and adverse reactions.


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet.


MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSOCCASIONALLY: 1-33% OF TIME (0.5 TO 2,5 HOURS)Climb stairs/laddersLifting/carrying up to 100 lbs or greater with assistancePushing/pulling up to 100 lbs or greater may need assistance Exposure to fumes/gases/vaporsWorking with patient equipment and machineryWorking with power equipment/toolsFREQUENTLY: 34-66% OF TIME (2.6 TO 5.0 HOURS)Bend/twistSquat/kneelSittingReaching above shoulderRepetitive hand/arm usage Lifting/carrying up to 40 lbs.Pushing/pulling up to 100 lbs may need assistanceDepth perception-vision Exposure to blood and/or bodily fluidsExposure to communicable diseases and/or pathogensExposure to chemicals/medications Exposure to biohazard wasteWorking with electricityCONTINUOUSLY: 67-100% OF TIME (5.1 TO 12 HOURS OR GREATER)StandingWalkingComputer skillsAudible speech Hearing acuityColor visionCONTINUOUSLY: 67-100% OF TIME (5.1 TO 12 HOURS OR GREATER)Peripheral visionSeeing- far/nearProblem solving skillsDecision making skills Interpreting data skills


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