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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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Postpartum Nurse

Postpartum care - including both newborns and mothers

  • Patient assessment, monitoring and charting
  • Patient care, including administration of medications & treatments within scope
  • Postpartum education for mothers (e.g. lactation, newborn care, etc.)
  • Tasked with the training and professional education of all medical and professional staff on hospital-wide intranet software systems, as a designated "Superuser"
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Assoc
Assoc
12

Postpartum Nurse

Documented and communicated to appropriate team members, patient's condition, treatment progress, and other pertinent information relative to maternal/fetal newborn status.

  • Designed and implemented educational programs for pregnant women and their families.
  • Provided care to patients who had complications of pregnancy requiring hospitalization.
  • Assisted Obstetrician during the patient's [company name] process.
  • Performed post partum assessment and provided care and education during the post delivery period.
  • Provided patients with cultural and age appropriate care
  • Circulating duties in the OR and monitored fresh post op patients
  • Involved family members in teaching sessions of newborn care to enhance the newborn's transition to the home
  • Assisted new mothers with physical and emotional needs during the postpartum period
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
13

Labor & Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum Nurse

Gauge patient contractions and provide breathing and relaxation techniques during labor

  • Contact delivering physician and anesthesia at appropriate time to administer pain-management medications and begin the birthing process.
  • Position patient properly for birth and assists physician with gloves, gowns, and drapes.
  • Monitored fetal heart rate to ascertain potential problems.
  • Checked patient's cervix to determine labor progression and dilation.
  • Took and recorded patient vital signs to determine patient and/or unborn child state of health.
  • Employed phlebotomy skills including blood draws, and basic IV installation.
  • Administered prescribed medication intravenously and orally, or as specified.
  • Assess neonate including Apgar scoring, head to toe, and newborn IV start when necessary
  • Use therapeutic communication to help maintain a calm and open environment where patients and families feel comfortable asking questions
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
14

Postpartum Nurse

Collect data about the health status of patients.

  • Implements nursing actions according to patient needs.
  • Establish priorities for patients based upon patient needs and expected outcomes.
  • Refers problems to appropriate person when problems are beyond own scope of ability or authority.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
15

Postpartum Nurse

Assessment and direct care of six to eight patients/infants

  • IV therapy/blood withdrawal
  • Assist in deliveries
  • Patient education and demonstration
  • Chart auditing
  • Patient rounding
  • Nurse advisory committee
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
AS
Nursing
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
16

Medical/surgical/postpartum Nurse

  • Worked on a medical/surgical postpartum unit
  • Monitored patients on respirators
  • Monitored patients who just gave birth
  • Cared for patients who just had surgery
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Health Service Administration
17

Postpartum Nurse

Medication Administration

  • Mother/baby assessments
  • Monitor vital signs post delivery
  • Epidural management
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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