RN - Labor and Delivery

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides a balance of the same elements that are found in the ICU, OR, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery RN must have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the doctor. A Labor and Delivery Nurse must be able to think in a fast passed setting and come up with solutions quickly. L&D Nurses aide the obstetrician and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a L&D Nurse some of your responsibilities include:
  • Assessing contractions, cervix for dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Analyzing the newborns general condition.
    • Checking the condition of the mother.
    • Looking for signs of distress.
    • Checking for signs of infections and any other complications.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery RN within the past two years.
    • Active RN License in good standing.
    • Up to date 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

San Luis Obispo, CA

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!

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Licensing: Reciprocal w/finger printing.
Licensing Board: http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/