Bachelors Degree Preferred
Licensed/Certified to practice
One to three years of experience required
Maternal-Child Health (MCH) Nurses, under general supervision, deliver care to pregnant and laboring women, newborns, children and families across the continuum of care, and across the woman's lifespan utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with AWHOHNN Standards For Professional Nursing Practice in the Care of Women and Newborns,7th Edition (2009). Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patient and their significant others, while maintaining the standards of professional nursing. MCH Nurses also assist the obstetrician, pediatrician, anesthesia and the healthcare team in their tasks to care for the patient.
Other Skill Required
Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures
Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors
Must be organized and achieve high level of accuracy in daily work
Perform other general responsibilities as assigned.
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
St Mary's Health System