Travel Postpartum Nurse - Postpartum RN - (PP RN)
- Aug 30, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12905170 Job Description & Requirements
Postpartum Nurse - Postpartum RN - (PP RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $27.00 - 29.00
This facility is the largest healthcare provider in west central Pennsylvania. Serving over a half-million patients each year and employing over 5,000 clinical and non-clinical staff members and over 450 physicians, we are committed to providing the ideal patient experience. This is a tertiary care regional referral hospital known for clinical excellence and nationally recognized patient outcomes and offers specialized services including a regional Level 1 Trauma Center, Level 3 Regional Intensive Care Nursery and high-risk obstetrical care.
Provides direct day-to-day care of patients and families. Practices to the fullest extent of their license in accordance with organizational policies. Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, functions as a member of the Patient Focused Care Team in collaboration and implementation of the established patients plan of care. Participates with the Nurse Manager in continuous performance improvement. Provides care specific to ages and developmental needs of patients.
Age specific groups are identified as: Neonate, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
Postpartum nurses are responsible for caring for both moms and their newborns after delivery. The postpartum care nurse plays a crucial role in the hours following delivery, monitoring mothers and helping to ensure proper recovery. Postpartum RNs must recognize postpartum depression and teach new moms how to address emotions, while also acting as a teacher for the new parents and usually giving instructions on how to care, bathe, breastfeed and/or bottle-feed the newborn and monitor his or her health.
Two-year obstetrical experience, Current PA RN licensure, Basic Life Support, Completion of AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course and Neonatal Resuscitation Certification.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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