Travel Nursing or Contract L&D RN Job in Houston, Texas

RN - L&D

Location: Houston, TX

Type of Job: Travel Nursing or Contract

Shift: 2

Duration: 6 weeks

Start Date: 2017-01-11

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 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 quickly and come up with solutions quickly. L&D Registered Nurses work closely with the doctor and spend many hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery RN some of your responsibilities include:
  • Making assessments of contractions, dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Providing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Assessing the newborns general condition.
    • Checking the mothers condition.
    • Watching for signs of distress.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other complications.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery Nurse within the past two years.
    • Current Nursing License in good standing.
    • Current Basic Life Support through 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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