We Are Hiring
Title: RN- Mother Baby- Registered Nurse
City, State: Nashville, TN
Location: St Thomas Midtown Hospital
Department: Mother Baby Unit 001
Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Night
Why Join Ascension?
About Saint Thomas Midtown:
Largest obstetrical program in Tennessee, region and Ascension Health with 6,600 births annually
58,000+ ED visits
State of the art, newly renovated orthopedic institute
Newly opened comprehensive cancer institute
Robust robotic surgical program
What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:
Power of Purpose:
For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork:
We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.
Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
What You Will Do
As a Mother Baby RN at Saint Thomas Midtown you will provide important physical and emotional care and recovery for both the new mom and the newborn baby following a delivery. The Mother Baby RN will educate the new mother and watch for signs of postpartum depression and may work in tandem with a lactation consultant to assist with breastfeeding. This nurse utilizes a strong set of skills to recognize and act upon postpartum emergencies for both patients. The Mother Baby nurse appreciates a busy working environment and the challenge of quickly detecting complications from childbirth. A large part of this position is teaching new mothers how to properly care for herself as well as her newborn after the delivery.
Assess and monitor the new mother after delivery to ensure proper recovery and healing
Clean and monitor the newborn baby
Check vital signs
Check caesarian incisions if applicable
Remove catheters after delivery
Dispense pain medication and/or antibiotics as needed
Provide education to new parents regarding how to care for an infant
Help the new mother with the emotional aspects of the birth recovery
Work with lactation consultants to help the new mother breastfeed
What You Will Need
Must have at least one year of hospital experience
Prior experience in Women’s Health is highly preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.
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