Pro Health Staffing is seeking a Post Partum Registered Nurse (RN)
The Post Partum Registered Nurse, also known as a Mother-Baby Nurse, will educate and assist new mothers with physical and emotional needs during the postpartum period, while in the hospital setting. They perform the dual role of caring for the infants and educating mothers about care.
- Coordinates with the healthcare team to provide the best care for the patients.
- Monitors the condition of the mother and baby, and reports any adverse effects to medicine and responds accordingly.
- Maintains a comfortable, clean, and safe environment for the mother and baby.
- Responsible for making sure that the medical, as well as the emotional needs of the mother and baby, are adequately met throughout the entire process.
- Assesses mother's pain, and inspect c-section incision if necessary.
- Head-to-toe assessments - knowledge of normal vs. abnormal findings and reporting of abnormal findings to Charge Nurse, M.D., if warranted.
- Gives instructions on how to care, bathe, breastfeed and/or bottle-feed the newborn and monitor his or her health.
- 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.
- Minimum 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN), Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), or Diploma from an Accredited School of Nursing.
- BLS, and NRP certification required.
- Registered Nursing License: Current In-State license in good standing or Compact Nursing License.
- Strong problem solving and decision-making skills, departmental team player, and good written and verbal communication skills.
- Interpersonal skills at an individual and team level, ability to be flexible, and adjust quickly and react positively to change.
- Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and current trends in nursing, positive attitude and good work ethics.
- Demonstrates good organizational skills, and maintains patient confidentiality.
- Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.