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Job ID: 190429
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Night Shift
DescriptionPenn 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.
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking an full time RN to work the night shift within the Labor and Delivery unit.
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
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of
Related Work Experience
• 15 months of recent nursing experience - required
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• Active NJ Registered Nurse license - required
Nur• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - requiredWe 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.
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.