RN – Cambridge Health Alliance – Cambridge, MA

The Maternity Suite at Cambridge Hospital is a beautiful unit with scenic views of downtown Boston and Harvard Square. It includes a Labor and Delivery (L&D) Unit, Post Partum Unit, and Continuing Care Nursery and helps more than 1,000 growing families every year. The 7 bed labor unit has 3 triage bays and 2 operating suites. 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 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.

Licensure:

Current MA RN Licensure.

Qualifications/Requirements Education/Training:

Graduation from an NLN accredited school of nursing.

BSN strongly preferred: BSN required within 1 year of date of hire for newly hired RNs.


Experience

Current Labor and Delivery experience required


Certifications:


American Heart Association BLS and ACLS Required

NRP Preferred; AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring – preferred

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