Obstetrical RN, (OB-1 RN)

Mount Desert Island Hospital | ME, United States

Posted Date 3/17/2023

Job Type



Assists with labor and delivery and provides care to the newborn and postpartum mother.


MDI Hospital and Birch Bay Retirement Village offer a competitive salary, robust medical/dental/vision/life insurance, identity theft protection program, matching retirement plan, ample paid time off, a comprehensive award winning wellness program with reimbursement incentives, generous tuition reimbursement, and continuing education benefits. Some positions may qualify for a sign on bonus and relocation assistance.

EEO Statement:

MDI Hospital and Birch Bay Retirement Village provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.


Education, Training or Certifications Required:

  • Current Maine RN license.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, NRP, STABLE.
  • National certification encouraged.

Experience Required:

  • Proficient in nursing process.
  • Proficient in Medication administration.
  • One year acute care experience.
  • Perinatal nursing experience preferred.
  • Proficient Fetal Monitoring.

Special Requirements:

  • Proficient IV skills.
  • Familiarity with computer applications
  • Emotional maturity.
  • Good people skills.
  • Participates in perinatal education conferences.
  • Proficient patient assessment skills.

Cognitive Requirements:

  • Able to collect, sort, and prioritize data.
  • Ability to process complex clinical information and respond appropriately.
  • Ability to learn new techniques and incorporate them into nursing practice.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand/walk for 8-12 hour shifts.
  • Adequate hearing, vision, speech, and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift/carry 25-50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform under stress.
  • General health must be such as to regularly work scheduled hours.


  • Potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Potential for exposure to infectious diseases.
  • Potential for periods of high stress. 4. Use of telephone, computers, telemedicine equipment and VDT.
Job Type
Regular | Regular

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