Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: September 10, 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.
Unit Specific Responsibilities in the areas of : McGovern
Registered Nurse Mother Baby / Well Nursery / Continuing Care
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. Bachelor of
Science in Nursing is required for newly hired nurses
Current MA RN Licensure.
Current BLS required, NRP required by end of clinical
Work Experience: Current mother baby/ nursery experience
strongly preferred; 1-2 years of acute care experience required;
Level 1B nursery experience strongly preferred.
Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , RN- Mother/Baby/Nursery, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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