Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: July 16, 2021
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 1,100 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 12 private rooms
with a level 1b continuing care 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: 1. Provides an ongoing assessment and
care of the mother through the postpartum periods according to
established guidelines. 2. Provides ongoing assessment and care of
the newborn according to established guidelines. 3. Provides
education to maternal newborn dyad from birth to discharge. 4.
Orchestrates and coordinates discharge planning and follow up care
for mother and newborn. B. Quality Improvement 1. Participates in
ongoing maternal newborn unit based quality initiatives. C.
Evidence Based Practice 1. Maintains clinical practice in
accordance with AWHONN, ACOG, NRP, and AAP established guidelines.
2. Successfully completes the maternal newborn unit based
competency programs as required.
Graduation from an NLN accredited school of nursing. BSN is
required for all newly hired RN candidates or within one year from
date of hire.
Current MA RN Licensure.
Current BLS required, NRP required by end of clinical
Current mother baby/ nursery experience required or recent
senior practicum in obstetrics (within 1 year); Level 1B nursery
experience strongly preferred
Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , RN- Mother/Baby, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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