RN - Labor and Delivery

Location: Fort Defiance, AZ

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery RN provides a balance of the same elements that are found in the ICU, operating room, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery RN has to have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the physician. A Labor and Delivery Nurse must be able to think in a fast passed setting and make decisions quickly. Labor and Delivery RNs help the doctor and spend many hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery Nurse some of your duties consist of:
  • Making assessments of contractions, cervix for dilation, heart rates, etc.
  • Providing follow-up duties which include:
    • Analyzing the condition of the newborn.
    • Checking the mothers condition.
    • Watching for signs of trouble.
    • Watching for signs of infections and any other troubles.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery Nurse within the past two years.
    • Current Nursing License in good standing.
    • Current BLS from American Heart Association.
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

    Benefits

    • Weekly Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • AFLAC
    • Referral Bonus
    • Renewal Bonus
    • 401-K
    • Joint Commission Certified

Fort Defiance, AZ
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Licensing: Compact.
Licensing Board: http://www.azbn.gov/