RN- Mother Baby- Registered Nurse

Ascension, A20
Nashville, TN
Apr 03, 2020
Apr 07, 2020
Maternal / Child
Contract Type
Full Time
We Are Hiring

RN- Mother Baby- Registered Nurse

City, State:
Nashville, TN

St Thomas Midtown Hospital

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.

Professional Development:

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.

Innovative Environment:

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 healingClean and monitor the newborn babyCheck vital signsCheck caesarian incisions if applicableRemove catheters after deliveryDispense pain medication and/or antibiotics as neededProvide education to new parents regarding how to care for an infantHelp the new mother with the emotional aspects of the birth recoveryWork with lactation consultants to help the new mother breastfeed

What You Will Need

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Diploma
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required

Work Experience:
    Must have at least one year of hospital experiencePrior 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.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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