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Postpartum Nurses care for expectant and new mothers throughout the process of childbirth. Skills incorporated into sample resumes of Postpartum Nurses include monitoring and establish effective nurturing between the patient, her family and her newborn by providing education for mother and newborn care; and coordinating collaborative care plans between hospital staff and families in order to ensure positive patient care outcomes. Postpartum Nurses must be able to show either a bachelor of science or associate's degree in nursing from an accredited school, and they must also be able to pass their state's Board of Nurse Examiners licensing exam.

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1

Postpartum Nurse

Provided care to new mothers and their infants immediately followed the delivery.

  • Monitored mothers to ensure they were recovering properly, both physically and emotionally.
  • Administered and monitored magnesium sulfate and Pitocin.
  • Educated new mothers and fathers on how to care for their infant, including instructions on breastfeeding, bottle feeding, bottle feeding, bathing, cord care and circumcision care.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
2

Nursery/postpartum Nurse

Caught babies and transitioned babies to first few hours of life. Provided nursery nursing care to newborns.

  • Counseled mothers and parents on newborn nursery nursing care.
  • Developed nursery healthcare programs for nursing newborns and infants.
  • Cared intensively for ill newborns and babies.
  • Assisted neonatal nurses, gynecologists and obstetricians in nursing newborns.
  • Administered therapeutics and ensured quality and comfort services in providing nursing care to newborns.
  • Adhered to state and federal nursing practice guidelines and laws.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
3

Postpartum Nurse/ Charge Nurse

Coordinated care and teaching to the complicated post partum patient

  • Managed the care of the newborn infant by providing ongoing assessments until discharge
  • Assessed and promoted maternal infant bonding.
  • Instructed and educated patients and families.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing Education
4

Registered Labor and Delivery and Postpartum Nurse

  • Provided care for and support of women before, during, and after childbirth along with postpartum care until discharge
  • Effectively managed laboring patients, pre-term labor patients, and high-risk pregnancy patients
  • Interpreted fetal heart monitor readings and provided appropriate interventions
  • Assisted doctors and circulated in cesarean surgeries
  • Admitted and cared for pre- and post-surgical patients
  • Initiated discharge planning and provided teaching for patients and families
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
5

High Risk Antepartum & Postpartum Nurse

Performed non-stress tests and continuous electronic fetal monitoring; Evaluated fetal heartrate tracings accordingly

  • Cared for high risk, postpartum patients, including those on high risk medications, such as magnesium sulfate, insulin and heparin.
  • Provided well baby and uncomplicated postpartum care, involving newborn and mother assessment as well as new
  • Performed additional infant testing, such as new born EKGs, blood work for bilirubin levels, PKUs and Glucose levels.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Clinical
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
6

L&d/postpartum Nurse

  • Provided safe labor and delivery care to patients.
  • Worked very closely with families through the delivery of their newborn along with providing postpartum care to mothers and their babies.
  • Was "baby nurse" in cesarean sections performed in the operating room, assigned APGAR scores and transitioned the newborn while the mother was in theOR, then provided safe care to post op mothers after recovery in the PACU.
  • Worked closely with pediatricians and NNPs, caring for normal newborns requiring daily weights, hearing screens, capillary glucose testing, PKU draws and bilirubin testing.
  • Provided care to newborns in a Level 1-2 NICU setting, performing IV initiation to newborns and neonates, maintaining IV therapy, oxygen administration and set up and maintenance care for hyperbilirubinemia treatment.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Practical Nursing
Nursing
7

Mother/baby Postpartum Nurse

  • Assessment and continual care of mother and infant after delivery
  • Educate and counsel patients on continual care of mother and baby after delivery
  • Educated teen mothers on practicing safe sex and how to care for infant
  • Administered immunizations and performed PKU test on infants
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Staff Lpn-medical/surgical/women's Services Med/surgical and Postpartum Nurse

Provided professional nursing care for patients with acute and chronic illnesses, diseases, trauma and CVA

  • Prepare patients for surgical, medical, radiological procedures, and kidney dialysis.
  • Experienced with the care of central lines, AV access, Central ports, and PICC lines. Utilized phlebotomy skills to obtain blood draws and ordered lab specimens.
  • Participant in the care of post op women surgeries, postpartum mothers, and their newborn infants and with the recovery of mothers of caesarian section.
  • Educate mothers with their postpartum care, the care of their newborn infant and assist with breast feeding.
  • Rotated to surgical, medical, renal and medical intensive care (MICU) and Emergency Units.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AA
Associate of Arts
AS
Nursing
9

Postpartum Nurse

Demonstrates skills of assessment and development of the plan of care.

  • Demonstrates patient and family teaching from admission throughout hospitalization to discharge.
  • Nursing competencies include, but not limited to palpate fundus noting location, consistency, observe lochia for color, amount, and consistency.
  • Inspects breasts for tenderness, nipple integrity, and presence of colostrums or milk.
  • Acts as lactation consultant.
  • Provides necessary immunizations and initiate IV.
  • Identifies and meet patients' psychosocial needs or by utilizing referral resources.
  • Provides mother, baby, and family education on location, postpartum complications, and care of infants.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
10

Postpartum Nurse

Experienced in Maternal/Newborn Care

  • Effective in providing appropriate referrals for further evaluation and intervention
  • Efficient in identifying client needs and supporting clients in setting goals to foster
  • Experienced in providing ongoing education to client and family
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing

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