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REGISTERED NURSE- Maternal Child Services

REGISTERED NURSE- Maternal Child Services

ID 
2017-23862
Site 
JERSEY SHORE UNIV MED CTR
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Neptune
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Night 12 Hours
Shift Hours 
0700PM- 0730AM

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Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Meridian Health our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

 

We currently have a 32 bed Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby, High Risk Antepartum, 4 bed triage, and 2 Operating Rooms and are designated a Baby Friendly Institution.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Meridian includes:

  • Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care.  
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans. 
  • Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.
  • Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient’s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.
  • Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management.
  • Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning  and continuum of care

The Registered Nurse on Maternal Child Services is responsible for the care of:

  • Labor and Delivery patients
  • Mother/Baby couplet care
  • High Risk Antepartum care
  • Circulating in the Operating Room
  • Newborn Nursery Care

 

Qualifications

  • Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license is required
  • BLS/CPR certification is required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing is highly preferred
  • 1 year maternal child services experience required or an active participant with the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program
  • Prior experience in critical care or step down preferred
  • ACLS preferred, must obtain within 6 months
  • NRP preferred, must obtain within 6 months
  • Inpatient Obstetrics and/or External Fetal Monitoring Certification is a plus
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.  
  • If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

     

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