How have you impacted someones life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health, our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jerseys premier healthcare system. Our Maternal Child Services team is responsible for the 36 bed Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby, and High Risk Antepartum areas, 7 bed triage, and 2 Operating Rooms. We are also designated a Baby Friendly Institution.
Current and valid New Jersey Registered Nurse license is requiredBLS/CPR certification by American Heart Association is requiredMust have a minimum of 6 months of nursing experience or be an active participant in the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency programMaternal child services experience in a hospital setting including labor and delivery, postpartum, antepartum, and well-baby nursery is preferredACLS preferred, must obtain within 6 monthsNRP preferred, must obtain within 6 monthsInpatient Obstetrics and/or External Fetal Monitoring Certification is a plusThe ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care. Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patients' status, rendered care and treatment plans.Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patients' assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management.Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care.The Registered Nurse in Maternal Child Services is responsible for the care of: - Labor and Delivery patients - Mother/Baby couplet care - High Risk Antepartum care - Circulating in the Operating Room - Newborn Nursery Care.