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361409 Registered Nurse PD 2

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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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. Allofour 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 routinecare,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. Diagnosticservicesinclude 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 ourpost-dischargesurveillance 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 careprocedures includehearing 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 newborncare, maternal careand recognition of early warning signs of possible postpartum complications. Collaboration with Princeton Healths Community Wellness services is also initiated as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS\n Education\n• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or in pursuit of a BSN\n\n Related Work Experience\n• Greater than 15 months professional nursing experience\n• Can 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• A registered nurse with an Associate’s Degree with greater than 5 years of clinical experience in a clinical specialty may be considered.\n\n LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS\n• Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License (required prior to first day of hire) required\n• Basic Life Support Certification (required prior to first day of hire) required\n• National Nursing Certification preferred


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Posted: 2021-12-01 Expires: 2022-05-26

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361409 Registered Nurse PD 2

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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Median Salary: $71,730

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