Registered Nurse - Maternal & Child Services Opportunities - Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus!


Bonuses and Benefits

MVHS is offering a sign-on bonus for new and experienced RNs!
*RNs with up to 3 years of relevant experience qualify for a $5,000 sign-on bonus. *
*RNs with 3 or more years of relevant experience qualify for a $10,000 sign-on bonus. *
This bonus will be paid over the course of two years working at MVHS and will scale based on experience and employee status when hired. Submit your application and Join our team of talented nurses as they support healthcare in the Mohawk Valley!

Other benefits include: RN preceptor incentive, 401(k) plus match; health, dental, life, and vision insurance; FSA and HSA accounts; paid time off; tuition reimbursement.


Pay Range $33 - $48 HOURLY

Job Summary

Registered Nurses with our Maternal & Child Services team will be part of a team of managing Labor & Delivery, NICU, and our Pediatric Unit. 

Nurses on our Labor & Delivery unit will be responsible for assessing and managing patients in the antepartum, intrapartum and post-partum phases of pregnancy and delivery. A labor and delivery nurse cares for the mom and baby before, during and after delivery. Patients in labor and delivery can be preoperative for placement of cerclage or version procedure and post-operative after a c/section or requiring post-partum repair. Patients in labor and delivery can be managed for high blood pressure, preterm labor and other conditions requiring hospitalization prior to delivery. They can also be managed after delivery for elevated blood pressures and/or postpartum hemorrhage. The nurse will provide education to the new mom about care of their newborn and herself. 

Nurses with our NICU will be responsible for assessing and managing neonatal patients needing high level of NICU care including but not limited to respiratory support. fluid resuscitation, stabilizing for transfer to tertiary center, neonatal abstinence management, phototherapy, awaiting genetic testing and feeding therapy. The nurse will provide education to the parents about the care of their newborn.

Nurses in the pediatric unit will be responsible for assessing patients that are newborns to age 18 who may require surgery, respiratory support, infections, transfusions. The nurse will assist with minor procedures and administer medications. She will provide education to the family members.     

Registered Nurses with our Maternal & Child Services team have many shift opportunities including days, nights, and weekends with opportunities for full-time, part-time and per-diem positions. 

At MVHS, a Registered Nurse promotes and restores patient's health by completing the nursing process: collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, providing support to patients, visitors and families. A Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, promoting and evaluating quality patient care, as well as providing teaching to patients, families and the public. A Registered Nurse will follow the mission, vision, I-CARE values, policies and procedures of Mohawk Valley Health System.

About Mohawk Valley Health System

This is an exciting time for MVHS as we prepare for our 2023 move into The Wynn Hospital, a new, state-of-the-art hospital in downtown Utica. You will be joining a team of nearly 4,800 clinical and healthcare professionals and will be provided opportunities to advance your career. MVHS is committed to creating an environment that supports professional nursing practice and excellence in patient care, become part of the team taking care of our community today!

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Graduate of an accredited associate degree


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program or higher degree.
  • Previous Experience 

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • Current New York State licensure as a Registered Nurse


  • Basic Life Support Certification


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Nearest Major Market: Utica