Registered Nurse – Mother/Baby job in Abilene, TX

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Mother/Baby
  • Location:

    Abilene, TX
  • Start date:

    2020-12-02
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    171531

Mother-Baby Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Mother-Baby Registered Nurses educate and assist new mothers with physical and emotional needs during the postpartum period, while in the hospital setting. The RN performs the dual role of caring for the infants and educating mothers.

Mother-Baby RN Responsibilities:

  • The Mother-Baby RN consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients’ (both mother and infant) care plans
  • Maintains a comfortable, safe and clean environment for mother and infant
  • Assists mother with her hygienic needs, checks mother for any postpartum bleeding, examines mother’s fundus, Inspects C-section incision (if applicable), assesses mother’s pain, if any
  • Performs emotional status checks on mother, recognizing symptoms such as those related to postpartum depression
  • Monitors bonding between mother and infant, provides mother with breast-feeding tips, Educates mother on sore nipple management
  • Takes mother’s and infant’s vital signs, measures input/output of mother and infant
  • Monitors mother and infant and reports adverse reactions to any treatments or medications being given
  • Teaches mother bathing tips for infant, instructs mother on diaper changing
  • Weighs infant, performs heel sticks for bg’s of infant, keeps track of all feeds and diapers, bathes infant
  • Involves and educates family in implementing best practices for mother and infant care
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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