Do you love variety? Then you'll love taking on a travel nursing contract in California. It's the Golden State, but it also goes by many names such as the Land of Milk and Honey, the El Dorado State, and even the Grape State. There's no doubt that there's something for each and every nurse, ready for a new adventure! California has beautiful weather perfect for hiking on Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states, surfing or just relaxing on its endless supply of beaches. Any nurses that love wine? You will be in heaven visiting Sonoma and Napa counties widely known for their vineyards. If you're into shopping, California boasts some of the best spots for shopping in the entire country. Sports fans will also love the variety of sports teams to cheer on. From the Los Angeles Lakers, to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the San Diego Chargers, and that's just to name a few.
If you're a nurse that loves the excitement of attending events, festivals and live music shows - California even offers a huge array of events suitable for any taste! The Cherry Blossom Festival held in Japantown attracts more than 200,000 people. This Japanese American community event highlights Japanese culture and features traditional Japanese cuisine complete with cooking demonstrations, an arts and crafts fair, even entertainment stages highlighting classical and folk music, martial artists, Taiko drummers and much more. You can even try the Bay to Breakers 12 K, which is one of the world's largest and oldest foot races. During the winter months, Half Moon Bay, hosts the Mavericks Big Wave Surf Competition, which attracts the best big-wave surfers from around the world.
Your visit while on a nursing assignment wouldn't be complete without visiting Hollywood, and maybe seeing a star or two like Leonardo DiCaprio, who was born in California. Also, if you're in San Francisco don't forget to take a ride on a cable car, which people have been riding since 1873.
California literally has it all.. From the bright lights of Hollywood, to the scenic hikes on Mount Whitney - once you are there, you won't want to leave! Call us now to find out what nursing positions are available in your specialty. Experience all that Nurses PRN and the joys of California can bring you!
A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides a balance of the same elements that are found in the ICU, OR, ER department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Registered 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 in a fast paced setting and make decisions quickly. L&D Registered Nurses help the physician and spend several hours on their feet.
As a L&D Registered Nurse some of your duties consist of:
- Assessing contractions, dilation, heart rates, etc.
- Providing follow-up duties which consist of:
- Checking the condition of the newborn.
- Checking the condition of the mother.
- Looking for signs of trouble.
- Checking for signs of infections and any other problems.
- One year of experience as a L&D Registered Nurse within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.