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Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery

Category: Registered Nurse
Cambridge, MA

Department: Labor and Delivery
Employment Type: Per Diem
Job Type: Union
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Days/Nights
Work Days: 7A-7:30P; 7p-7:30a
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 08/09/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-73478

Job Details

  • 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 1,000 growing families every year. The 7 bed labor unit has 4 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 14 private rooms with a level 1b 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 Maternity Unit Registered Nurse Labor and Delivery 
    - Provides an ongoing assessment and care of the mother through the antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods according to established guidelines. 
    - Provides ongoing assessment and care of the mother and newborn according to established guidelines. 
    - Provides education from antenatal to immediate postpartum period. 
    - Orchestrates and initiates discharge planning and follow up care for mother and newborn. 
    Quality Improvement 
    - Participates in ongoing labor and delivery unit based quality initiatives. 
    Evidence Based Practice 
    - Maintains clinical practice in accordance with AWHONN, ACOG, NRP, and AAP established guidelines. 
    - Successfully completes the labor and delivery unit based competency programs as required. 


    Current MA RN Licensure. 

    Qualifications/Requirements Education/Training: 
    Graduation from an NLN accredited school of nursing. 
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred

    Minimum of 2 years of Labor and Delivery experience required

    BLS Required
    ACLS, NRP, STABLE, AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring - preferred


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