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: 2016-12-19

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery Nurse offers a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, OR, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse has to have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the doctor. A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse must be able to think in a fast passed setting and make decisions quickly. L&D Registered Nurses assist the obstetrician and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse some of your duties include:
  • Providing assessment of contractions, cervix for dilation, heart rates, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which include:
    • Analyzing the condition of the newborn.
    • Assessing the condition of the mother.
    • Watching for signs of distress.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other problems.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a L&D RN within the past two years.
    • Current Nursing License in good standing.
    • Current Basic Life Support 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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