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Job ID: 131622
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
Work Schedule: 7pm-7am
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 a full time Labor and Delivery Nurse.
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
• One year recent nursing experience - preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• Active NJ Registered Nurse license - required
• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - required
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.