Mother-Baby Unit - Postpartum Nurse 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
Registered Nurse at Mission Hospitals:
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
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
Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in
area of specialty.
Required Experience: One-year hospital nursing experience is the
base requirement for Registered Nurse at Mission Hospital. Please
see "Preferred Experience" for department-specific needs.
Preferred Experience: Prior experience in postpartum nursing, or
other inpatient women's and children's nursing unit.
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