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361409 Clinical Nurse II Inpatient

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a part time RN to join the Mother Baby Unit. The Mother-Baby Unit (MBU) is a 24-bed postpartum unit providing couplet care for mothers and newborns, as well as low-risk antepartum patients. Our MBU nursing staff, obstetrical hospitalists, and neonatologists offer 24-hour, family-centered care. All of our nurses and providers are trained in neonatal and obstetrical emergency response. Lactation services are provided by our board certified lactation consultants and supported by our nurses who have extensive breastfeeding training. In addition to routine care, nurses provide other clinical services such as insertion and care of peripheral IV lines, administration of blood and blood products, urinary catheterization, evaluation for postpartum depression risk factors and support, and pain management. Diagnostic services include bladder scanning, EKGs, ultrasound studies, external fetal monitoring and non-stress tests (for antepartum patients), x-rays, and laboratory tests. Mothers at risk for postpartum hypertensive complications are counseled and enrolled in our post-discharge surveillance program, Heart Safe Motherhood. Newborns are evaluated daily by pediatricians or neonatologists, and can be taken to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) should further evaluation be needed or complications arise. Newborn care procedures include hearing screens, evaluation and management of hyperbilirubinemia, car seat testing, screening for critical congenital heart defects, and metabolic screening. Patient education is central to postpartum care and address topics such as newborn care, maternal care and recognition of early warning signs of possible postpartum complications. Collaboration with Princeton Healths Community Wellness services is also initiated as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS\nEducation\n•\tBachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or in pursuit of a BSN\n\nRelated Work Experience\n•\tGreater than 15 months professional nursing experience\n•\tCan additional experience substitute for education? If “yes”, specify type of experience (i.e. supervisory or nonsupervisory, etc) and identify how many years of additional experience:\n•\tA registered nurse with an Associate’s Degree with greater than 5 years of clinical experience in a clinical specialty may be considered.\n\nLICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS\n•\tActive New Jersey Registered Nurse License (required prior to first day of hire) required\n•\tBasic Life Support Certification (required prior to first day of hire) required\n•\tNational Nursing Certification preferred

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Posted: 2021-05-06 Expires: 2021-07-04

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361409 Clinical Nurse II Inpatient

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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