Travel Nursing or Contract L&D RN Job in Yuma, Arizona

RN - L&D

Location: Yuma, AZ

Type of Job: Travel Nursing or Contract

Compensation: $ 41.66 - $ 44.66

Shift: 5

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2017-02-05

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, operating room, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery RN needs 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 in a fast passed setting and make decisions quickly. Labor and Delivery Nurses assist the physician and spend long hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a L&D RN some of your duties consist of:
  • Making assessments of contractions, dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Checking the newborns general condition.
    • Assessing the condition of the mother.
    • Looking for signs of distress.
    • Watching for signs of infections and any other problems.

    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 from 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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