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

RN - L&D

Location: Columbia, MD (Washington area)

Type of Job: Travel Nursing

Shift: 15:00 - 23:00

Duration: 16 weeks

Start Date: 2016-10-03

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery RN offers a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, OR, ER 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 doctor. A Labor and Delivery Nurse must be able to think on their feet and come up with solutions quickly. L&D Registered Nurses aide the physician and spend long hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a L&D Nurse some of your duties include:
  • Making assessments of contractions, cervix for dilation, heart rates, etc.
  • Providing follow-up duties which include:
    • Assessing the newborns general condition.
    • Assessing the condition of the mother.
    • Watching for signs of distress.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other troubles.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse within the past two years.
    • Active Nursing License in good standing.
    • Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
    • Negative 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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