Perinatal Nurse Resume Samples

A Perinatal Nurse is a highly skilled nurse who is licensed to provide nursing care to pregnant women, including childbirth, and the postpartum period. While the duties vary based on the type of service provided, the following are certain common job duties seen on the Perinatal Nurse Resume – providing care to women and babies throughout the pregnancy and after birth; conducting prenatal assessments, promoting healthy lifestyles throughout the pregnancy phase, assisting during labor and delivery; monitoring the condition of the mother and the newborn after delivery, teaching new parents on how to take care of the baby, and educating expectant mothers and her family members.

Those seeking to make a career in this domain should be compassionate and possess superior communication skills, apart from having the ability to stay calm under pressure. Other required skills include – the ability to counsel and educate pregnant and new mothers; the ability to calm down pregnant women during their labor period, and sharp attention to detail. A nursing degree, along with a nursing license is a mandatory requirement. Apart from that, the candidate should have experience working in labor and delivery, and obtain certifications in fetal monitoring, breastfeeding, or neonatal resuscitation. Possessing advanced knowledge in providing comprehensive care and education that supports the mother and the baby would be highly advantageous.

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Perinatal Nurse Resume

Objective : As a Perinatal Nurse, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, and able to develop relationships with clinicians and staff from across the health system as needed to support a collaborative environment.

Skills : Communication, Interpersonal, Clinical Assessment.

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Description :

  1. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, assist in the care of the childbearing mother and newborn assigned to a VVWH RN.
  2. Assisted in the maintenance of a safe, supportive family-centered environment that supports patient needs.
  3. Assisted the obstetrical team in the performance of delivery procedures wherever they may occur.
  4. Assisted the RN in the care of the childbearing mother during all stages of labor to ensure a safe delivery for all labor patients.
  5. Ensured efficient and consistent management of procedural instruments and devices in VVWH, excluding those used for surgical cases in the operating rooms.
  6. Assisted with patient care and management of the care environment
  7. Provided essential public health services to assigned communities.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Perinatal Nurse Resume

Summary : As a Perinatal Nurse, able to perform a wide range of physical activities which include moving, standing for long periods of time, transporting and positioning patients and equipment as well as constantly positioning myself to provide patient care and related duties.

Skills : Critical-Thinking, Knowledge Of Obstetric And Perinatal Care.

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  1. Set up beds/rooms for inpatient admission based on the approved checklist.
  2. Set up a delivery table and perform set up instrument count for verification at delivery.
  3. Ensured supplies for delivery including cord blood gas/ blood samples, and other supplies as delegated by RN or provider were available in the room.
  4. Communicated to the delivery team in the room with updated amounts – documented values in the QBL calculator.
  5. Participated in community assessments. Identified health needs.
  6. Planned and implemented strategies. Evaluated outcomes in conjunction with community stakeholders/partners and regional work plans.
  7. Developed, implemented, and evaluated community health education programs and materials as well as action plans to meet selected Title V Maternal Child Health (MCH) performance measures. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master of Science in Nursing


Perinatal Nurse Resume

Summary : As a Perinatal Nurse, stocked and maintained patient care supplies in designated care spaces, and maintained organization, cleanliness, and outdated.

Skills : Pain Management Skills, Collaboration, Teamwork Skills.

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Description :

  1. Provided patient with a perineal ice pack, clean linens, gown, fluids/nutrition, or maintaining NPO status.
  2. Assisted RN as needed for labor or delivery emergencies (e.g., calling for help, transport to the OR, obtaining supplies, or arrest/hemorrhage cart).
  3. Drawcord blood gases at delivery and send them for processing.
  4. Removed soiled linens, and remade bed to ready for transfer to PACU/patient room.
  5. Tear down the delivery cart and perform or validate with RN/MD/CNM the correct instrument and sponge count.
  6. Established and maintained communication and partnerships with stakeholders including local/county officials, community leaders, other agencies, groups, health care providers, schools, and the general public.
  7. Provided consultation, training, and technical assistance to healthcare providers, academia, and the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Objective : As a Perinatal Nurse, ensured emergency equipment was in readiness in all patient rooms including area arrest carts, neonatal resuscitation boxes, and hemorrhage carts. Transported supplies, medications, specimens, patient belongings, carts, equipment, and medical records.

Skills : Proficiency in required nursing skills relevant to the area of practice.

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Description :

  1. Assessesed (and reassessed), planned, implemented, and evaluated nursing interventions/plans of care/patient goals
  2. Provided patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols, and established policies and procedures.
  3. Respected each patient as an individual; provided care that fosters the patient’s sense of dignity and positive self-regard.
  4. Provided patient/family teaching based on identified learning needs, readiness to learn, and barriers to learning.
  5. Collaboratively planned and prepared patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources as necessary.
  6. Appropriately delegated and supervised nursing interventions performed by others.
  7. Provided thorough, timely, and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions, and patient responses according to established standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Objective : As a Perinatal Nurse, responsible for other supplies as delegated by the RN or provider are available in the room. During labor or the second stage, act as a second pair of hands for the RN.

Skills : Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment.

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Description :

  1. Provided timely and thorough reports on assigned patients to other healthcare team members to ensure integration of services and continuity of patient care.
  2. Promoted learning for colleagues and self (e.g. functions as preceptor, instructor, trainer, attends professional development programs).
  3. Proactively identified risks to patient safety and identified opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e. appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).
  4. Identified ethical issues in care and developed a plan to address them.
  5. Safely administered medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician’s orders, protocols, policies, and procedures.
  6. Assessed patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, depending upon diagnosis utilizing the numerical pain scale.
  7. Reassessed the effectiveness of pain control and notified physicians as needed, as well as, documented assessment and patients’ response to medication.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Objective : As a Perinatal Nurse, assisted RN with preparing warmer for delivery and NRP processes. Perform accurate QBL in conjunction with the RN and provider and verbally communicate to the delivery team in the room with updated amounts document values in the QBL calculator.

Skills : Excellent motor, hand, and eye coordination.

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Description :

  1. Provided appropriate care to the postpartum and gynecological patients.
  2. Safely cares for surgical and postpartum patients, recognizes complications, and initiates appropriate nursing interventions in collaboration with physicians.
  3. Provided appropriate information and education to patients and families based on individual needs so they may effectively care for themselves during hospitalization and following discharge.
  4. Ensured new mothers and families had a basic understanding of newborn care and resources available after discharge.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of medications and the correct administration based on the age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  6. Demonstrated proper technique for assessing fundal height, and uterine massage.
  7. Able to assess lochia, perineum, breast, bowel, bladder, and emotional status.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Objective : As a Perinatal Nurse, assisted with instrument and sponge counts in vaginal/operative vaginal deliveries. Assisted the delivery team with cleaning up and positioning the patient post-delivery for comfort. Provided the patient with a perineal ice pack, clean linens, gown, fluids/nutrition, or maintained NPO status.

Skills : Ability to lead approved work unit initiatives.

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Description :

  1. Provides assessment and planning for individualized patient care in collaboration with physicians and other disciplines.
  2. Assesses the normal stages of labor, delivery, and recovery, as well as, identifies any deviation from the normal pattern and progress and takes appropriate action.
  3. Utilizes fetal monitoring equipment, correctly interprets FHR patterns, and initiates appropriate nursing interventions as needed.
  4. Assists in the stabilizing of high-risk patients and accompanies them during transfer to a level two or tertiary care center as appropriate.
  5. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition.
  6. Safely administers and demonstrates knowledge of medications used in labor and delivery.
  7. Implements appropriate procedure for induction, augmentation, NST, MGSO4, terbutaline, cervical / prostaglandin, epidurals, and intrathecal.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Freelancer
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Summary : As a Perinatal Nurse, assisting the RN in cleaning the environment of the patient room post-delivery, facilitating getting Environmental Service in the room. Remove the delivery cart and instruments upon completion of delivery. Cleaned the cart and prepare and transport instruments for processing.

Skills : Excellent critical thinking, Interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.

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  1. Contributed to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adhered to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards.
  2. Complied with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  3. Conferred with the RN in identifying patient care needs, supporting and preparing patient's admission, transfer, or discharge. Provides relationship-based care that promotes consistent, efficient, and accountable delivery of nursing care under the supervision of the RN.
  4. Collaborated with other professionals and participated in interdisciplinary care rounds.
  5. Collaborated with the Registered Professional Nurse (RN) in the provision of safe and efficient nursing care to a designated caseload of patients.
  6. Assisted in patient assessment and observation, and with the implementation of the patient's plan of care as delegated by the RN.
  7. Obtained information from patient interviews and observation; documented pertinent patient information including, but not limited to, vital signs, weights, and heights, and delegated patient care activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Summary : As a Perinatal Nurse, responsible for gathering, recording, and forwarding data required by the State and other related agencies regarding high-risk perinatal patients. Provided support to Perinatal Network hospitals, providers, and staff for simulations and skills related to normal and high-risk newborn care.

Skills : Advanced level knowledge of obstetrics, Knowledge of Adult Learning Principles.

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Description :

  1. Facilitated patient admissions, transfers, and discharges.
  2. Assembled patient charts for admission, transfer, or discharge.
  3. Maintained medical records, collated departmental records, added new forms to records, and reded/alerted healthcare team members to missing forms, consent signatures, and other requirements.
  4. Obtained and returned records to Patient Data Services.
  5. Communicated with other departments' readiness for patient procedures, tests, or exams and facilitated appropriate transportation and paperwork.
  6. Facilitated prompt and smooth discharge of the patient by sending prescriptions to the pharmacy, putting together the medical record information for the receiving facility, and communicating all of it to the assigned nurse and charge nurse.
  7. Accessed computer systems to obtain patient data and perform clerical functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing

Perinatal Nurse Resume

Summary : As a Perinatal Nurse, responsible for obtaining supporting information and completing required documentation related to medication reconciliation for use by the Attending MD.

Skills : Knowledgeable and maintains skill in the handling of instruments.

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Description :

  1. Utilized a systematic approach to the assessment of the participant’s learning needs. Utilized a systematic approach to the assessment of the participant’s expectations of the class.
  2. Planned and organized class materials and content according to established curriculum and individual and group learning needs and expectations.
  3. Utilized a variety of teaching strategies and class parent materials.
  4. Planned, organized, and created an environment in such a way that learning is enhanced. Set up and break down classrooms according to the room utilization diagram.
  5. Skilled in the actual presentation of information. Presentation based on adult learning principles. Drawn distinctions between personal beliefs or opinions and scientific facts.
  6. Utilized a variety of methods to continuously evaluate learner comprehension and change approach accordingly.
  7. Operated within the standards of practice as defined by departmental/hospital policies and professional organizations. Remained current in areas of expertise related to classes taught.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate's degree in Nursing