Travel Nursing or Contract L&D RN Job in Washington, District of Columbia

RN - L&D

Location: Columbia, MD (Washington area)

Type of Job: Travel Nursing or Contract

Shift: 15:00 - 23:00

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2016-08-08

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides a balance of the same elements that are found in the ICU, operating room, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery RN has to have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the physician. A Labor and Delivery RN must be able to think in a fast passed setting and come up with solutions quickly. Labor and Delivery Registered Nurses work closely with the obstetrician and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery Nurse some of your duties consist of:
  • Making assessments of contractions, dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Analyzing the condition of the newborn.
    • Checking the condition of the mother.
    • Looking for signs of trouble.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other troubles.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery RN within the past two years.
    • Active Nursing License in good standing.
    • Up to date BLS through American Heart Association.
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

You can earn up to $250 when you find a travel or contract job at TPC and that's in addition to any bonuses from the agency!
 

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