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Pennsylvania Hospital is currently seeking a Nurse Manager in Labor & Delivery. The Nurse Manager assumes 24 hour accountability for the operation of the designated patient care units. This includes the provision of leadership to improve patient care, enhance professional development and achieve nursing goals.
Currently licensed as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of PA.
BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association.
BSN in Nursing is required; Master's degree in Nursing required.
A minimum of 5-10 years of progressive nursing experience required with demonstrated leadership and management skills.
About the Unit:
The Labor & Delivery, PETU and APU Units at Pennsylvania Hospital provide holistic, family centered services to the childbearing population of the Tri-state area including Central and Southern New Jersey, Northern Delaware and the Greater Philadelphia area and its suburbs.
Labor & Delivery (L&D) is a Level III, tertiary care facility, located on the third floor of the Preston Building, which provides the following services: - Management of the uncomplicated pregnancy in the labor, delivery and recovery period - Management of the complicated pregnancy in the labor, delivery and recovery period - Operative procedures of pregnancy including cesarean section, cesarean hysterectomy, fallopian tubal ligation, and dilatation & curettage (D&E) - Antenatal testing including biophysical profile (BPP), non-stress test (NST), amniotic fluid volume indexing (AFI), and ultrasound - Interruption of pregnancy for genetic indications via cerclage removal, dilatation & evacuation, and prostaglandin induction.
The Perinatal Evaluation and Treatment Unit (PETU) is a Level III, tertiary care facility located on the third floor of the Preston Building, which provides the following services: - Triage, evaluation and treatment of pregnancy complications occurring from 13 to 42 weeks of gestation - Antenatal testing including biophysical profile (BPP), non-stress test (NST), amniotic fluid volume indexing (AFI), and ultrasound - Evaluation and treatment of preeclampsia occurring after discharge from postpartum, within the first two weeks following delivery.
The Antepartum Unit (APU) is a Level III, tertiary care facility located on the third floor of the Preston Building, which provides the following services: - Treatment of pregnancy complications occurring in the 5th to 42nd week of gestation - Antenatal testing includes biophysical profile (BPP), non-stress test (NST), contraction stress test (CST), Oxytocin challenge test, amniotic fluid volume indexing (AFI), and ultrasound - Treatment of pregnancy complications occurring after discharge from postpartum, generally in the first two weeks following delivery - Cervical ripening in preparation for the induction of labor - Post partum patients experiencing fetal or neonatal loss.
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