L&D RN-Labor & Delivery Nurse

Houston, TX

Posted: 08/12/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6632 Skills: Labor & Delivery

Travel RN: Labor and Delivery

Registered Nurse-L&D RN

Responsibilities:
  • Sits with and monitors patient throughout (before/during/after) labor
  • Monitors contractions and helps patient with breathing techniques
  • Performs basic IV and central line skills
  • Performs phlebotomy skills
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics
  • Administers pain medication as ordered; administers other meds to address specific medical conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Takes and records patient’ s vital signs, ascertains if problematic
  • Reads fetal monitor & ascertains if there is a problem with baby’ s heart rate
  • Identifies & manages life-sustaining physiological functions in unstable patients
  • Checks patient’ s cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation
  • Ensures patient’ s bed is kept dry & clean; cleans up bodily fluids expelled before & after the birthing process
  • Contacts anesthesia when/if patient is ready for epidural; contacts delivering physician at appropriate time, ascertains proper time
  • Cares for patients on Pitocin, MgSO4 & continuous lumbar epidural
  • Ensures patient is in proper position for delivery & all monitoring equipment is functioning properly
  • Aids doctor with drapes, gloves, gowns, etc.; hands doctor delivery instruments as needed during birthing process
  • Encourages patient to push at proper time(s)
  • Records time of birth
  • Immediate care of newborn (clean, weigh, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Texas/Compact RN License
  • Minimum 2 years current experience as L&D RN
  • BLS/BCLS, AWHONN, NRP
  • Must be available for Night Shift

$720/week taxable

$1225/week non taxable

$1945/week gross pay

Please call or text Samantha at 917-336-1112 for more info!

Refer a friend bonus $1000
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