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Registered Nurse / Mother-Baby / Full-Time / Nights

Company: Lovelace Women's Hospital
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Mother Baby Unit, Full-Time, Nights, Albuquerque, NM We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Mother Baby team in Albuquerque, NM. This full time job is located at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, the first and only hospital in New Mexico dedicated to women’s health, offers a 53-bed advanced neonatal intensive care unit, a natural birthing center, an award-winning breast care center and the first robotic surgery program in the state recognized as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation. Registered Nurse Job Responsibilities: Assesses, develops, plans, implements, and evaluates care for the neonate (>36wks gestation) after delivery during its transition to extra uterine life. Reviews maternal medical and obstetric conditions influencing newborn adaptation. Utilizes thorough assessment skills and knowledge of the interaction amongst the respiratory, cardiovascular, thermoregulatory, and immunologic systems as they undergo significant physiologic changes during the transition from fetal to neonatal life. Ability to recognize alterations from normal transition. Proficient in neonatal resuscitation skills. Assists the primary nurse at delivery in assigning APGARs, facilitating early and frequent skin-to-skin care, and initiating early breastfeeding or expression of breast milk. Assists the primary nurse as she completes newborn identification procedures. Completes the initial head-to-toe assessment on the neonate. Obtains neonatal vital signs and measurements (weight, length, head circumference) according to Protocol. Collaborates with nursing and medical personnel in Labor & Delivery, Mother Baby, and NICU to evaluate and improve patient outcomes. Obtains neonatal vital signs and measurements (weight, length, head circumference) per protocol. Responsible and accountable for the practice of Professional Nursing, to include patient care and staff management assigned to the RN in his/her charge. May serve in the role of Charge Nurse and is accountable for professional practice. Other duties as assigned. Registered Nurse Education and Experience Requirements: Associate's Degree or Diploma of Nursing Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing One (1) year of Nursing experience Desired: Two (2) years of minimum experience in Parinatal nursing preferred Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license Current BLS, NRP (can be obtained on the floor) Lovelace Women’s Hospital nationally recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek Lovelace Women’s Hospital was named to Newsweek’s 2020 List of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. “We are very Proud to have been included in an elite group of hospitals from across the country,” said Sheri Milone, CEO of Lovelace Women’s Hospital. “As New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health, we are committed to having the highest standards of care and patient safety for mothers and babies in our state.” To learn more about Lovelace Women’s Hospital and its commitment to providing quality and compassionate care, please visit International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC) Care Award, 2020 “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2019-2020 Healthgrades 2020 Specialty Excellence Awards: Pulmonology Care Excellence, 2020; Patient Safety Excellence, 2018 New Mexico Hospital Association/American Hospital Association Quest for Excellence Award, 2019 2018 MOREOB Recognition Award for commitment and outstanding performance in the application of knowledge and teamwork through their involvement with the MOREOB ™ quality improvement program Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers, 2015-2021 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, 2016-2019 Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses

Keywords: Lovelace Women's Hospital, Albuquerque , Registered Nurse / Mother-Baby / Full-Time / Nights, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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