Mother-Baby Unit - Postpartum Care at Mission Hospital
After a safe and healthy birth, our patients and their newborns are transitioned to our Mother-Baby unit, a quiet and family-centered environment where parents and baby can bond. Highly-skilled and specialized postpartum nurses and lactation consultants offer breastfeeding support and answer any questions the new parent may have, informing and preparing our patients for their time to leave the hospital.
Mission Hospital handles over 4000 deliveries per year. Our Mother-Baby unit has 34 beds, our patients room-in with their newborns. A RN working on the Mother-Baby team must be well-rounded to provide compassionate and expert care to both the mother and the infant.
Role Summary: Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implements medically prescribed interventions.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.
Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.
Required License or Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider.
Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty.
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience
Preferred Experience: None.
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.