Mother/Baby Registered Nurse (Minimum Associates Degree in Nursing Required)
Req #: 43170
Shift: Night shift
Department: Nursing BI Mother/Baby - 7210
The Mother-Baby unit has 23 adult beds and 35 full-term nursery beds. We follow AWHONN staffing guidelines; each nurse has three mother-baby couplets assigned to her care. We also take care of expectant mothers who have pregnancy complications, postpartum readmissions (within 6 weeks of delivery), and occasionally, post-operative GYN surgical patients. All of our rooms are private, with sleeping accommodations for one adult visitor of the patient's choice. We promote family bonding; our newest initiative is delayed bathing and non-separation of baby and mom.
Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.
Requirements: Basic professional knowledge; Working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field; Associate's degree required. Less than one year experience. Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Synquest; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification.
Sinai Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.