Work Days: 7:00am-7:30pm/7:00pm-7:30am with every other weekend & holiday as assigned
Requisition Number: hrq-65168
Mother Baby / Nursery The Maternity Suite at Cambridge Hospital is a beautiful unit with lovely views of downtown Boston and Harvard Square. It includes a Labor and Delivery (L&D) Unit and a Post Partum Unit and helps more than 1,000 growing families every year. The 7 bed labor unit has 3 triage bays and 2 ORs. We are proud of our multidisciplinary patient care, our culturally sensitive approach to labor and delivery, and some of the lowest C-section rates in Massachusetts. The Post Partum Unit consists of 14 private rooms with a level 1b nursery. This unit provides care for mothers and infants right after birth and through the early stages of postpartum to discharge. We foster a culturally sensitive approach to couplet care and early family bonding.
Job Purpose Provides an ongoing assessment and care of the mother through the postpartum periods according to established guidelines. Provides ongoing assessment and care of the newborn according to established guidelines. Provides education to maternal newborn dyad from birth to discharge. Orchestrates and coordinates discharge planning and follow up care for mother and newborn. Participates in ongoing maternal newborn unit based quality initiatives. Maintains clinical practice in accordance with AWHONN, ACOG, NRP, and AAP established guidelines. Successfully completes the maternal newborn unit based competency programs as required
Education/Training: - Graduation from an NLN accredited school of nursing. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred Licensure: - Current MA RN Licensure. Certifications: - Current AHA BLS required, NRP highly preferred Work Experience: - Minimum of 1 year experience in obstetrics or successful completion of senior practicum in obstetrics.
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