Hackensack Meridian Health

Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery - Per Diem Days

Job ID
Ocean University Medical Cntr
Job Location
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift Hours
7 a.m. 7:30 p.m.
Weekend Work
One Weekend a Month
On Call Work
On-Call Commitment Required
Holiday Work
Two of 6


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


Our Maternal Child Services team is responsible for the 36 bed Labor and Delivery, Mother/Baby, and High Risk Antepartum areas, 7 bed triage, and 2 Operating Rooms. We are also designated a Baby Friendly Institution. 


A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 

  • Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care. 
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patients' status, rendered care and treatment plans.
  • Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients.
  • Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patients' assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care.
  • Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management.
  • Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care.
  • The Registered Nurse in Maternal Child Services is responsible for the care of: - Labor and Delivery patients - Mother/Baby couplet care - High Risk Antepartum care - Circulating in the Operating Room - Newborn Nursery Care.


  • Current and valid New Jersey Nursing license is required
  • Active American Heart Association (AHA) BLS/CPR certification is required
  • A minimum of 1 year med surg experience required. Maternal child services experience in a hospital setting including labor and delivery, postpartum, antepartum, and well-baby nursery is preferred.  An active participant in the Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Residency program will be considered if there are no other qualified applicants.
  • 3-5 years NICU experience required
  • NRP required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing is highly preferred
  • ACLS preferred, must obtain within 6 months
  • Inpatient Obstetrics and/or External Fetal Monitoring Certification is a plus
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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