RN - Mother Baby - FT - Days
Full time , Day Shift - Mother/Baby Couplet RN
Team oriented postpartum and well newborn unit caring for new mothers and their infants as couplets. We are a patient oriented facility that promotes growth with opportunities to implement evidence based care and a robust unit based council.
This position requires staff to work throughout the Women's Center facility that will enhance individual nursing skills in the many realms of OB and newborn care.
The Northwest Medical Center, Women's Center 24 bed Post partum unit is looking for a caring, compassionate and experienced professional RN to care for mother and baby.
The successful candidate will effectively interact with patient and significant others. Mother-Baby Nurses educate and assist new mothers with physical and emotional needs during the post partum period in the hospital using the Nursing process.
This is a position that will require floating to NICU/ feeder grower and labor and delivery recovery.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program, BSN preferred
Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
BLS certification card (CPR)- American Heart Association
NRP for Women's Center
(All new graduate nurses or nurses new to specialty area have 180 days in which to obtain ACLS, PALS or NRP, as required by unit).
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 0210159587