Obstetric Nursing at RWJBarnabas Health

nurse with mother and babyAs the most comprehensive health care system in New Jersey, RWJBarnabas Health leads the state in the number of births, averaging 65 new babies born each day throughout our state-wide birthing hospitals. Welcoming a new baby into the world is a breathtaking experience, and our maternity services are dedicated to assisting parents, mothers and entire families through this life-changing moment.

Bringing a new child into the world is not just a matter of a successful delivery but ensuring the health and well-being of mother and baby throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum. The depth of services at RWJBarnabas Health enables us to make transformative changes in maternity care to benefit mother, baby and family including:

  • Perinatal and medical genetics
  • Maternal-fetal medicine/high-risk pregnancy care
  • Fetal Center, including treatment and surgery
  • Pre-term birth evaluation prevention
  • Midwifery services
  • Level III and IV neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)
  • State-wide transport for critically ill mothers and infants available 24/7
  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Center

Who Are RWJBarnabas Health Obstetric Nurses?

At RWJBarnabas Health we are proud to have a diverse team of obstetric nurses who are committed to comprehensive, compassionate and family-centered maternity care in our eight birthing hospitals. Our success in this demanding fast-paced area comes from employing a team approach and comprehensive training of our nurses to handle any emergency for mothers and babies before, during and after delivery. We build trust with each patient and work collaboratively with physicians and health care professionals to:

  • Evaluate patients presenting in labor
  • Monitor fetal well-being during labor
  • Communicate with patients and their birth team throughout the birthing process
  • Provide guidance and hands-on clinical care to assist patients during and after childbirth
  • Assess patients for signs and symptoms of possible complications

Our obstetric nurses embody professional qualities that enhance our services. They are:

  • Innovative
  • Critical thinkers
  • Supportive and empathetic
  • Skillful and respectful communicators
  • Fierce advocates

An Environment that Meets the Moment

Giving birth is one of the most natural processes, but it does not preclude the need for the highly specialized skills of obstetric nurses backed by the availability of advanced technology for monitoring and early diagnosis of potential problems. Our state-of-the-art regional perinatal centers provide comprehensive care for women and families.

What Is the Culture of Obstetric Nursing at RWJBH?

Our obstetric nurses are committed to education and the RWJBarnabas Health system supports our ongoing journey to learn and grow professionally. The Center for Professional Development, Innovation and Research offers continuing education opportunities year-round with innovative programs that advance skills and help cultivate new nurse leaders. Many of our facilities have earned Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), acknowledging that RWJBarnabas Health truly values nursing talent and a commitment to excellence.

Whether you are an experienced nurse or a new graduate, we offer:

  • A comprehensive Perinatal Orientation and Education program that combines classroom style learning, simulation training and mentored clinical experience
  • Mentorship and leadership opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in performance improvement, nursing research and hospital-wide committees

Why Consider Obstetric Nursing at RWJBarnabas Health?

As obstetric nurses at RWJBarnabas Health we take pride in our profession and work hard to provide patients with the highest level of maternity care. We are a committed team of individuals with vast talent and expertise who promote an environment of diversity and inclusion.

We know that the birth of a baby changes lives for women and families, and our obstetric Nurses are there to make a difference from the beginning. We provide a professional environment where skill, heart, career satisfaction and growth come together to offer the very best for the obstetric nurse. RWJBarnabas Health is the place to go in New Jersey for the best environment in obstetric nursing. Three RWJBarnabas Health hospitals have earned national recognition by Newsweek as Best Maternity Hospitals.

We invite you to start a career in obstetric nursing and join our amazing team. RWJBarnabas Health offers an unsurpassed commitment to the highest standards of patient-centered care and to the provision of top-quality obstetric services at our facilities throughout New Jersey. As obstetric nurses:

  • We are advocates for women and families
  • We believe in teamwork and keeping the patient at the center of everything we do
  • We are skilled, supportive and strong

How Is RWJBarnabas Health Committed to Excellence?

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University work in partnership to offer a world-class academic health system dedicated to life-changing research, clinical training of tomorrow’s health care workforce and high-quality patient care. Through collaborative partnerships between leaders in health care and higher education we enhance research, professional education for medical and health professionals, improve access to care and reduce health disparities in New Jersey. Our health system has dedicated adult, pediatric and behavioral health emergency care, rapid diagnostic and observation units, and provides all medical and surgical specialties.

We are RWJBarnabas obstetric nurses. Come join us and be a part of our team!

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