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Registered Nurse - Newborns
Job ID:00004H5T
Category:MedicalDental
Location:CA Chatsworth
Hours:40 8 5 M F Travel required
Pay:$85,000.00 $95,000.00
Great Newborn Nursing position in Sylmar CA
Job Description
Conducts home visits with postpartum clients starting within approximately one week of their hospital discharge. During these visits, completes the following as required Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach. Conducts a maternal assessment of the client for postpartum recovery and signs and symptoms of postpartum complications. Conducts a head-to-toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development, appropriate weight gain, and assesses for signs and symptoms of possible complications, such as jaundice or dehydration. Assesses infant feeding and provides assistance and support as needed. Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments. Uses a strength-based family assessment approach across a broad spectrum of areas using validated, standardized tools administered in the prescribed manner. Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services as needed. Provides information to clients about maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, infant behavior, and other related topics using a clientcentered approach.Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical Program Manager. Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes. Maintains a system of confidentiality for all data, records, and information regarding children and families. Adherence to confidentiality, including HIPAA and PHI, in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements. Adherence with technological security in accordance with Agency policy and legal
Skills Required
Bachelors of Science in Nursing Experience At least one year of experience in maternal andor newborn services with strong maternal and newborn clinical assessment skills. Bilingual Spanish ability to read, write and speak
Skills Preferred
Hold and maintain a current active RN license from the state of California Board of Registered Nursing. o Hold and maintain or be able to obtain within one year of employment a Public Health Nurse certification from the state of California Board