Containing Atlantic coastline, mountain ranges, and large cities along with sprawling rural areas, Georgia is suited to the needs of practically every type of travel nurse. Whatever it is you were hoping to find your next job assignment, the Peach State probably has it.
History buffs find endless ways to explore Georgia as it contains several sites important to the Antebellum and Civil War eras and the Civil Rights Movement. As the home state of Franklin D. Roosevelt, those interested in the Great Depression or World War II will be make a stop in his hometown of Warm Springs. Martin Luther King Jr. is also a Georgia native and his Atlanta childhood home is a popular tourist destination.
If you'd prefer to spend your next travel assignment exploring one of America's major cities, you'll have no problem staying entertained in Atlanta. As the capital and biggest city in Georgia, it's a hub of culture for the South, featuring theaters, restaurants, and museums to rival any city. In Atlanta, you can explore the largest aquarium in the world or watch the Atlanta Braves play ball at Turner Field. If retail therapy is your method of choice for recuperating after a busy shift, you'll love Underground Atlanta, a shopping district that actually exists underground beneath the city's bustling downtown.
The diverse natural landscape of Georgia lends itself to tons of outdoor activities. Ossabaw Island, accessible only by boat ride from Savannah, contains miles of beautiful undeveloped shoreline. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a perfect destination for rafting the waters, fishing, or hiking to take in the scenic views.
During a travel contract, you will never run out of ways to get to know your temporary home in Georgia. You can try some traditional Southern cuisine at Shrimp & Grits Festival or experience a circus, live music, and various competitions at the Georgia National Fair. If you're ready to experience some of Georgia's famous Southern Charm for yourself, give Nurses PRN a call!
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.