Boston Medical Center
Registered Nurse Mother Baby
In accordance with the American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice,the registered nurse, under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, is primarily responsible for professional performance and direct patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients and their families across the health care continuum. The registered nurse is accountable for clinical, educational, quality and fiscal patient care outcomes using the model of care designed by the nursing department and in accordance with established agency policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines and standards of practice. Reports to the unit nurse manager.Minimum Qualifications:
Licensed to practice professional nursing as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BSN preferred
NRP, BLS certifications required
6 Month recent Mother Baby experience required
Prior Nursery experience required
Commitment to becoming Certified in Maternal Newborn Nursing or obtaining a Certification as a Lactation Counselor or IBCLC within one year of hire required.
Duties and Responsibilities: (these are a general summary and not all inclusive)
Experience in working with a high risk population and neonatal abstinence syndrome strongly preferred
Basic computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enter, and interpret computerized data/information.
Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with various members of the health care team, patients, and families.
Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
Second Language (beyond that of English) preferred.
Ability to effectively delegate appropriate patient care activities
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.