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Registered Nurse/Tier II - Plainsboro, NJ - Per diem

Job ID: 150446
Category: Nursing
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2022
Work Schedule: Holidays, Evenings, Nights

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a per diem Labor and Delivery Nurse.

PRN Tier II Registered Nurse will work two night shifts a month, a holiday, and a hard to fill shift.

Labor and Delivery department provides services to identify and respond to the obstetric and medical complications of pregnancy and labor and delivery of women 28 weeks or more gestation. If patient is stable with a gestation less than 28 weeks or a fetus that will require surgery or a higher level of care, the patient is transferred to regional perinatal center prior to delivery. If patient is unstable, then patient is delivered, newborn stabilized and then transported to a regional perinatal center
• Patients are admitted directly from home, physician office, Maternal Fetal Medicine Department or from the Emergency Room
• Services include, but not limited to:
o Surveillance and care of all patients admitted to the obstetric service: Antepartum, Intrapartum, and high risk postpartum care
o Triage system for identifying patients at high risk who should be transferred to a facility that provides higher level of care (as noted above)
o 8 private labor and delivery rooms, 3 triage rooms, 2 obstetrical ORs, and 2 Jacuzzi rooms
o Detection and care of maternal fetal problems that may occur during labor and delivery; ability to care for high risk patients
o Capabilities to begin an emergency cesarean delivery within 30 minutes of decision
o Emergent D&C, Hysterectomy
o 24 hours availability of Anesthesia, laboratory and blood bank services
o Ability to resuscitate and stabilize all neonates
o Pain Management, comfort care
o Family Centered Care
o Lactation Services

 

Minimum Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS
Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or in pursuit of a BSN

Related Work Experience
• Greater than 15 months professional nursing experience
• 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:
• A registered nurse with an Associate’s Degree with greater than 5 years of clinical experience in a clinical specialty may be considered.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• Active New Jersey Registered Nurse License (required prior to first day of hire) required
• Basic Life Support Certification (required prior to first day of hire) required
• National Nursing Certification preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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