Clinical Leader- Maternity
Department: 5North - Ob/Gyn
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Nights
Work Days: 7P-7:30A with every other weekend
Date Posted: 01/07/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-86891
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 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 14 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: To provide and oversee quality patient care according to The Cambridge Hospital standards of nursing practice. Collaborates with the Maternal Newborn services leadership team to foster skilled and quality evidence based nursing care, unit organization and cohesiveness and development of staff. The clinical leader assists the Maternal Newborn services leadership team in the overall coordination of the clinical area by assuming the responsibility and accountability for daily operations. The clinical leader assumes responsibility for and serves a resource to the staff in clinical practice, staff development, clinical leadership, and professional growth in consistent collaboration with the Maternal Newborn services leadership team. The clinical leader demonstrates advanced nursing skills in the nursing, and possesses the necessary leadership skills to direct performance improvement initiatives in collaboration leadership, and other patient care areas.
Graduate of NLN Accredited School of Nursing. BSN required.
Current Massachusetts licensure as Registered Nurse
Certifications: BLS, NRP. Specialty certification within one year of hire into position
Work Experience: 3-5 years Postpartum and Newborn Nursery experience required. 2 years charge experience required.
Proficient in Continuing Care Nursery (CCN). Possesses strong communication / organizational skills.