Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 6/20/2020

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assesses postpartum patients’ physical condition and monitors parameters for both vaginal and cesarean section deliveries through discharge from the hospital.

Assesses neonates’ physical condition and monitors parameters through discharge from the hospital.

Manages pain control needs for postpartum patients and newborns.

Develop, implement and evaluate an individualized and specific discharge plan of care based on an assessment of the patient and family/significant other’s needs.

Promotes a philosophy of maternal/infant care that advocates breastfeeding and supports the normal physiological functions involved in the establishment of this maternal/infant process.

Assesses for and in collaboration with the medical staff, stabilizes and evaluates effectiveness of interventions for obstetrical/medial complications such as:

    • Postpartum Hemorrhage
    • Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)
    • Diabetes
    • Thermoregulation of the Newborn
    • Hypoglycemia of the Newborn
    • Hyperbilirubinemia

Engages in the development of a caring milieu for grieving families.

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