Travel Nursing or Contract L&D RN Job in Ketchikan, AK

RN - L&D

Location: Ketchikan, AK

Type of Job: Travel Nursing or Contract

Compensation: $ 41.67 - $ 44.67

Shift: 2

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2017-02-13

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery RN offers a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, operating room, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery RN must have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the physician. A Labor and Delivery Nurse must be able to think quickly and come up with solutions quickly. L&D Nurses aide the doctor and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a L&D Nurse some of your responsibilities include:
  • Providing assessment of contractions, cervix for dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Analyzing the newborns general condition.
    • Checking the condition of the mother.
    • Watching for signs of trouble.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other complications.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a L&D RN within the past two years.
    • Active RN License in good standing.
    • Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
    • Negative Drug Screen.


ALASKA

If, during your next travel nursing assignment, you wish to spend every day in a beautiful, breath-taking environment, Alaska deserves your consideration. Featuring gorgeous expanses of land by day and a mysteriously captivating sky by night, this is a corner of the country worth investigating. This is where you will capture some of the most scenic images in your lifetime - whether with your eyes or your trusty camera.

Alaska invites its visitors to explore the amazing rivers and awe-inspiring mountains it has to offer. Sightseeing is a favorite pastime for travelers, and you will quickly understand why. You can marvel at Alaska's snowy terrain from high up with Ridgeline Aviation, Alaska Coach Tours - touring from Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway - offers the chance for visitors to interact a little more intimately with the Alaskan environment.

The state of Alaska is also immensely proud of its overflowing culture. Institutions such as Juneau's Alaska State Museum present remarkable exhibits - thought-provoking images and lovingly crafted sculptures from years ago enrich the halls and will likely do the same to your mind as you observe them. The story of Alaska is an endearing one; you'll want to learn all you can.

Discover Alaska on your next travel assignment for an experience like no other. As you feast your eyes on the wondrous views no other state can rival, you may find it hard to believe you're advancing your career as a nurse as well! But that's why traveling to this state is such a golden opportunity.

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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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