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RN, Maternal Health - Nights **Sign-On Bonus Eligible**

Columbia, MO
Nursing Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1172740
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


The Maternal Health Department (Obstetrics) at Boone Hospital Center provides care and treatment to postpartum, antepartum and intrapartum women, newborns and families.  The collaborative practice of the family-center healthcare between provider and patient allows for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating delivery of care across the continuum for these women and newborns.  The Labor and Delivery department has 12 Labor/delivery/recovery suites, 6 triage suites and 2 OR rooms. The  postpartum unit provides Mother-Baby couplet care.  The well baby nursery is adjacent to the postpartum unit and is staffed with an RN.

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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.


  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
  • Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, and adheres to the requirements as outlined in the PDP program.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing


  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Registered Nurse (RN) - 2 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer