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Registered Nurse Labor & Delivery

We Are Hiring

RN-Maternal/Child MBU/SCN - LDRPN Unit 001 - Full-Time,Night - Crittenton Hospitl/Med Ctr - Rochester,MI

7pm to 7:30am every 3rd weekend holidays per contract.

24 bed unit comprised of 7 Birthing Suites, 8 postpartum/GYN beds, (private/family rooms) 2 ORs, 3 OB triage beds and a 6 bed Special Care Nursery. We have approximately 600 deliveries per year. All staff are trained to care for antepartum, laboring, postpartum, neonates requiring special care, and gynecology patients. We are working towards our Baby Friendly USA designation and practice team training to improve the safety of all our patients. The RN collaborates with interdisciplinary team including obstetricians, pediatricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, residents, social worker, lactation consultant, and health unit coordinators. Supports family centered care by encouraging family participation in care. Our 6-bed family-centered special care nursery cares for sick infants greater than 32 weeks gestation who do not require intensive care. Common diagnoses can include R/O sepsis, pneumonia, hyperbilirubinemia, mild prematurity, transient tachypnea of the newborn, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and infant of diabetic mother.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Crittenton Hospital Med Ctr, you will have the opportunity to

As the chosen care delivery model, Relationship Based Care (“RBC”) is the foundation of compassionate patient care at CHMC, supported by all team members. The 6 elements of RBC – Element 1: Caring and Healing Practice Environment; Element 2: Responsibility for Relationship and Decision Making; Element 3: Work Allocation and Patient Assignments; Element 4: Communication with the Health Care Team; Element 5: Leadership/Management; Element 6: Process Improvement – provides the building blocks for patient care and service delivery within the CHMC organization and the focus of the three primary relationships – self, colleague, and patient. Supports the caring practice and the commitment to co-workers.


  • Standards of Practice: all of the following are essential functions
  • Standard 1: Assessment – The registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the healthcare consumer’s health and/or the situation.
  • Standard 2: Diagnosis – The registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or the issues.
  • Standard 3: Outcomes Identification – The registered nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
  • Standard 4: Planning – The registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
  • Standard 5: Implementation – The registered nurse implements the identified plan.
  • Standard 6: Evaluation – The registered nurse evaluated progress towards attainment of outcomes.
  • Standards of Professional Performance:
  • Standard 7: Ethics – The registered nurse practices ethically.
  • Standard 8: Education – The registered nurse attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice.
  • Standard 9: Evidence-Based Practice and Research – The registered nurse integrates evidence and research findings into practice.
  • Standard 10: Quality of Practice – The registered nurse contributes to quality nursing practice.
  • Standard 11: Communication – The registered nurse communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
  • Standard 12: Leadership – The registered nurse demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
  • Standard 13: Collaboration – The registered nurse collaborates with healthcare consumer, family, and others in the conduct of nursing practice.
  • Standard 14: Professional Practice Evaluation – The registered nurse evaluates his or her own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statues, rules, and regulations.
  • Standard 15: Resource Utilization – The registered nurse utilizes appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective, and financially responsible.
  • Standard 16: Environmental Health – The registered nurse practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
  • The registered nurse must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of patients serviced on his or her unit.
  • This position involves direct patient care and supervision of other health care providers. Use and disclosure of personal health information on a “need to know basis” may be necessary for purposes of treatment and hospital operations.
  • Performs all other duties and assignments as requested, i.e., special projects and committees.

What You Will Need

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Obtain and maintain BLS certification on completion of hospital orientation required.
    • Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation or obtain within 6 months required.
    • Current State of Michigan Registered Nurse license at time of hire/transfer date required.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • S.T.A.B.L.E course completion preferred.
  • Diploma 
    • Graduate from an accredit School of Nursing at time of hire/transfer date BSN preferred
Work Experience:
  • Two (2) years experience in a mother/baby unit, high risk antenatal unit, Level II or Level III Nursery or labor/delivery unit within the last two (2) years required. Successful completion of the Special Care Nursery Course within one (1) year required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Rochester Providence Hospital is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Thank you for considering a career with Crittenton Hospital Medical Center.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 383092
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Providence Rochester, MI
Location: Rochester, MI

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