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Registered Nurse - Mother/Baby job in Germantown, MD

Company: Gifted Healthcare
Location: Germantown
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Mother-Baby Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
Mother-Baby Registered Nurses educate and assist new mothers with physical and emotional needs during the postpartum period, while in the hospital setting. The RN performs the dual role of caring for the infants and educating mothers.
Mother-Baby RN Responsibilities:

  • The Mother-Baby RN consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients' (both mother and infant) care plans
  • Maintains a comfortable, safe and clean environment for mother and infant
  • Assists mother with her hygienic needs, checks mother for any postpartum bleeding, examines mother's fundus, Inspects C-section incision (if applicable), assesses mother's pain, if any
  • Performs emotional status checks on mother, recognizing symptoms such as those related to postpartum depression
  • Monitors bonding between mother and infant, provides mother with breast-feeding tips, Educates mother on sore nipple management
  • Takes mother's and infant's vital signs, measures input/output of mother and infant
  • Monitors mother and infant and reports adverse reactions to any treatments or medications being given
  • Teaches mother bathing tips for infant, instructs mother on diaper changing
  • Weighs infant, performs heel sticks for bg's of infant, keeps track of all feeds and diapers, bathes infant
  • Involves and educates family in implementing best practices for mother and infant care
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Keywords: Gifted Healthcare, Germantown , Registered Nurse - Mother/Baby job in Germantown, MD, Healthcare , Germantown, Maryland

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