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Registered Nurse, Labor & Delivery (24 hours, Nights, rotating weekends)

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  • The ideal candidate must have a nursing degree, be licensed in Massachusetts, have at least one year of high-risk labor and delivery experience, and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Basic life support and computer proficiency are necessary, while multilingual skills and clinical certifications are preferred. The candidate should also demonstrate the ability to effectively delegate patient care activities and manage stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • The Registered Nurse in the Labor & Delivery unit at Boston Medical Center is responsible for providing direct patient care, following nursing regulations, assessing and diagnosing patients, planning and implementing care, evaluating outcomes, and coordinating care for patients and their families across the healthcare continuum. They are accountable for clinical, educational, quality, and fiscal patient care outcomes, adhering to established agency policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines, and standards of practice.

Graduate Job



  • Registered Nurses in Labor and Delivery work across the unit from antepartum to within the Labor and Delivery triage Unit in order to provide the highest quality of care to our diverse patient population. As a Magnet recognized organization, our L&D team has a strong quality improvement focus and our nurses are always developing unique solutions for their patients.
  • Position: Staff Nurse
  • Department: Labor & Delivery
  • Schedule: 24 Hours, Night/Every other weekend/holiday


  • Education:
  • Graduate of a nursing degree program; BSN preferred.
  • Certificates, licenses, registrations required:
  • Licensed to practice professional nursing as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Requires current basic life support (BLS) certification. Some units may require Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) certification.
  • Knowledge and skills:
  • At least one year of high risk RN LD experience required.
  • Experience in working with a high-risk population and neonatal abstinence syndrome is strongly preferred.
  • Current basic cardiac life support certification.
  • Basic computer proficiency is inclusive of the ability to access, enter and interpret computerized data/information.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to facilitate communication with various health care team members, patients, and families.
  • Organizational skills to set priorities and efficiently complete assigned work.
  • Multilingual skills (beyond that of English) in languages appropriate to the patient populations served by the medical center preferred.
  • Relevant clinical experience and/or specialty, certification required for certain practice areas, e.g., enters total therapy, epidemiology, peri-operative areas.
  • Analytical ability to solve clinical nursing issues and conduct quality improvement research utilization projects.
  • Ability to effectively delegate appropriate patient care activities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills appropriate to the patient populations served.
  • Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities following practice setting demands for the patient populations regularly served.
  • Ability to effectively manage stress due to critical issues related to patient care, changing organizational climate, and personnel issues.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • The registered nurse adheres to the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing rules and regulations and is primarily responsible for professional performance and direct patient care. The role encompasses nursing assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation, and coordination of care for patients and their families across the healthcare continuum. The registered nurse is accountable for clinical, educational, quality, and fiscal patient care outcomes using the model of care designed by the nursing department and following established agency policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines, and standards of practice


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Part time

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