Labor and Delivery - LD RN - TravelNurse
Company: Travel Nurse Across America
Posted on: February 10, 2024
We're looking for Labor and Delivery RNs for an immediate travel
nurse opening in Palestine, TX. The right RN should have 3 years'
recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.
L&D Travel Nurses provide care and support for women before,
during and after delivery of a baby. L&D RNs must ensure that
the medical as well as emotional needs of their patients are met at
all times throughout the birthing process. As an L&D RN, you'll
be responsible for assisting physicians when epidurals or pain
medications are administered, episiotomies are performed, or when
the patient requires preparation for a cesarean delivery.
As an L&D Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the
following tasks:Stay with and monitor patient throughout labor.
Monitor contractions and help patients with breathing
Check cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of
Ensure beds are kept clean and dry; clean up bodily fluids expelled
before and after birthing process.
Aid physician with drapes, gloves, gowns, delivery instruments,
Immediate care of newborn.
L&D Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long
periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without
difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or
lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at
times. Because of the fast-paced environment, L&D RNs must
possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to
people of all ages and backgrounds.
Requirements*: ACLS, BLS, AWHONN, 3 Years
* Additional certifications may be required before beginning an
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