L&D Registered Nurse

Baton Rouge, LA

Posted: 05/02/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6211 Skills: Labor & Delivery

Travel RN: Labor and Delivery-Registered Nurse
Obstetrics-High Risk Unit

Responsibilities:
  • Sits with and monitors patient throughout (before/during/after) the 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 position-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Louisiana RN License
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as L&D nurse
  • CPR (BLS), ACLS, Fetal Monitoring, NRP

$684/week taxable
$1127/week non taxable
$1811/week gross pay
$1640/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at 917-546-7211
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At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Samantha Batt

 Avid hiker, backpacker, kayaker and generally outdoorsy. I love helping people, understanding their passion, and connecting them to what they love doing.

I am a Travel Nurse Recruiter, and every day I get the opportunity to connect amazing nurses to incredible assignments!

 

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