Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) Child Birth Educator-PRN/Supp (Rotating)

Location
Glen Burnie, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 11, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:

Registered Nurse (RN) – Childbirth Educator
University of Maryland Medical System at Baltimore Washington Medical Center is seeking an Experienced Registered Nurse to join the Labor & Delivery Nursing team as a Child Birth Educator, PRN

L&D/Family Birthing Center:

Pascal Women's Center provides specialized monitoring and continuous assessment, intervention and evaluation of Level II perinatal/obstetric patients experiencing low to minimally high risk pregnancies, who are expected to deliver at 32 weeks or greater gestational age and the delivery of infants who are greater than 1500 grams. Patients receive care in Family Birthing Center as both inpatient and outpatients. Family Birthing Center has approximately 900 births annually.

The major diagnoses represented by this patient population incudes:
  • Vaginal delivery or Cesarean section, formula feeding, breastfeeding or patients with intentions of breastfeeding.
  • Pregnancy complications, such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiac issues, pre-term labor, premature rupture of membranes, trauma during pregnancy, PIH, and hyperemesis.
  • Neonatal problems, such as uncomplicated sepsis, substance abuse exposure, hyperbilirubinemia are major diagnosis and the near-term infant population (35-37 weeks).

Under general supervision, provides childbirth education to obstetrical patients, their families, and/or their significant others. Participates and/or assists with support groups and continuing education programs for patients and community.
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What You Need to Be Successful:

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  • A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, public health, childbirth education or related field required.
  • Two years of experience in childbirth education is required, with at least one year in prenatal and/or obstetrical education in a hospital, clinic or other health care setting is required.
  • Current designation as a Certified Childbirth Educator (CBE) from a recognized provider is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills required.
  • Requires a valid Maryland Driver’s license.
  • BLS certification from AHA and NRP required

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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