A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse offers a balance of the same elements that are found in the ICU, operating room, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse needs to 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 in a fast passed setting and come up with solutions quickly. L&D Nurses assist the physician and spend several hours on their feet.
Family Birth Place (LDRP), Nights (7:00p-7:00a), Possibly - Will be discussed in interview, Every other or third required.
As a Labor and Delivery RN some of your duties include:
Making assessments of contractions, dilation, heart rates, etc.
Providing follow-up duties which include:
Assessing the newborns general condition.
Assessing the mothers condition.
Watching for signs of trouble.
Checking for signs of infections and any other troubles.
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