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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Postpartum

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Odessa
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


  • Postpartum nurses, also referred to as mother-baby nurses, specialize in attending to the physical and emotional health needs of female patients along with their newborns after the labor process is finished.
  • These nurses are responsible for making sure that both the mother and her baby are well cared for up until they`re discharged from the hospital.
  • The very best postpartum nurses are non-judgmental, compassionate, patient, and understanding.
  • In addition to caring for the physical and emotional well-being of their patients, a large portion of the postpartum nurse's job is to teach new parents important skills, such as changing diapers, feeding the baby, and more.Job Responsibilities:
    • Monitor vital signs of the mother and newborn
    • Continually assess the mother and newborn for signs of symptoms that could point to complications such as postpartum hemorrhage, postpartum depression, or failure to thrive
    • Clean the newborn
    • Dispense antibiotics and/or pain medication as needed
    • Educate new parents on how to care for newborns after they leave the hospital
    • Assist mothers to establish a breastfeeding relationship
    • Work alongside doctors and other nursing staff to ensure that the plan of care is being followed
    • Remove catheters following successful deliveries
    • Assist new mother with the emotional aspects of recovery after giving birth
    • Support new mothers in their decisions
    • Reinforce the new mother's ability and aptitude in caring for her baby
    • Refer parents to additional resources like support groups
    • Check caesarian incisions if needed


      Required for Onboarding
      • BLS
      • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Midland , Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Postpartum, Healthcare , Odessa, Texas

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