This position is located in Bethesda Maryland at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to take care of our special patients. You will be challenged, supported and rewarded. Consider Walter Reed Bethesda and start making a difference today!
The Mother and Infant Care Center (MICC) is a hallmark of WRNMMC's quality of service and a leading example of advanced childbirth health care. Family-Centered Care and the most modern practices and technology are employed for a safe and comfortable experience. Incumbent maintains accountability for patient management in the area of multi-specialty (labor and delivery, ante-partum, post-partum, newborn, obstetrical/anesthesia recovery, routine/high risk obstetrics). Provides Level II, highly specialized obstetrical nursing care, with either combined or single medical/surgical conditions, to either routine or high risk ante-partum, or intra-partum, potentially critically ill patients; e.g., pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, multiple gestation, post anesthesia etc., who require close observation for subtle changes in condition. Utilizes advanced newborn assessment skills to identify difficult patient care problems, to formulate complex plans to meet patient care needs, and to continually revise goals and objectives, according to changes in patient status.
Must be a US citizen. Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent Federal benefit program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits. Free on-site pool and fitness. Equal Opportunity Employer.