Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Maternity Nurse (RN) is $32.97
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maternity Nurse (RN)s?
An entry-level Maternity Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.79 based on 17 salaries. An early career Maternity Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.10 based on 122 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Maternity Nurse (RN)s Do?
A maternity nurse is a type of nurse who works in the maternity ward or unit of a hospital. They work with pregnant women before birth and take care of newborn infants after birth has occurred. The main day-to-day responsibilities of a maternity nurse include monitoring the unborn baby and mother, assisting the obstetrician during delivery, assessing patients' vital signs, provide support to the mother during childbirth, and providing information such as how to breastfeed and use a bottle …Read more
- Assess comprehensive patient and family needs.
- Identify outcomes based on the needs assessment.
- Coordinate the care of low and high-risk laboring women of childbearing age and the immediate stabilization of the newborn following delivery.
- Monitor progress of laboring patients and modify the plan of care as needed.
- Establish care plans.