RN - Labor and Delivery

Location: Sharon, CT

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, operating room, ER department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Nurse has to have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the physician. A Labor and Delivery RN must be able to think on their feet and make decisions quickly. Labor and Delivery RNs assist the doctor and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery RN some of your responsibilities include:
  • Providing assessment of contractions, dilation, heart rates, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which include:
    • Checking the condition of the newborn.
    • Assessing the condition of the mother.
    • Watching for signs of trouble.
    • Watching for signs of infections and any other troubles.

    Requirements

    • One year of experience as a L&D Registered Nurse within the past two years.
    • Active 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

Sharon, CT

If you find yourself wanting to take on a travel nursing contract on the East Coast, consider Connecticut!  It's one the oldest and wealthiest states in the US. It features all of the outdoor activities you'd expect from hiking to fishing, but also has some fun activities you might not expect as well. If you're feeling a bit adventurous you can kayak in the many rivers and lakes, or for a bit more fun you can paddle in the Atlantic Ocean.  After that you can enjoy some horseback riding or hit the links for a round or two of golf with some fellow nursing friends.

After your fun outdoor activities, it's time for some sightseeing! Connecticut became a state in 1788, and they have a rich history. Not only do they have a plethora of historic places to tour and take photographs of, but they are also the home to the hamburger, Polaroid cameras, and color television. What nurse doesn't like to enjoy a big juicy, hamburger??

If you are in the mood for some fun events, Connecticut has a lot to occupy you while you're not at work. There's the Traveler's Championship, the Northeast’s only PGA Tour spot. Every year the world's best golfers flock there to play their 6,844 yard course. This event even has an interactive Fan Zone, which has activities for all ages. If golf isn't quite your thing, you can experience the New Haven Open at Yale. This ultimate tennis experience features the best women tennis players from around the world. This is a week long event featuring not only tennis matches, but a Kids Day, and a live jazz concert. If you're looking for a bit more adventure you can take part in the Connecticut Trails Day. This is where over 130 guides take you on exciting adventures. There are long and short hikes, history walks, kayaking, horseback riding, and even cycling - something for every nurse that decides to take a job in Connecticut!

Connecticut may seem small but it packs a lot of adventure and a rich heritage for nurses of all ages! While on a travel nursing assignment there you'll experience everything from sightseeing, to outdoor activities, to visiting the world famous Yale University. Connecticut literally has something for everyone. Call us now to find out what RN positions are available in your specialty. Let Nurses PRN be your guide to new experiences in Connecticut.

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