RN - Labor and Delivery

Location: Dyer, IN

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, emergency department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse needs 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 quickly and come up with solutions quickly. Labor and Delivery Registered Nurses work closely with the physician and spend several hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a L&D Nurse some of your responsibilities include:
  • Assessing contractions, dilation, fetal heart rate, etc.
  • Performing follow-up duties which include:
    • Assessing the newborns general condition.
    • 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 RN within the past two years.
    • Current Nursing License in good standing.
    • Up to date BLS through 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

Dyer, IN

Chicago is an epicenter of culture where a travel nurse can spend months of exploring without reaching the end of the city's gigantic to-do list. Located in the Midwest, Chicagoans enjoy four distinct seasons. Each season brings with it a new menu of ways to experience the city whether exploring the beaches of Lake Michigan via water taxi or getting hot cocoa and ice skating at famous Millennium Park. 

Although it's a bustling city, Chicago is filled with diverse smaller neighborhoods with identities of their own. As the starting place for several world-famous comedians, Chicago's a great place for comedy lovers to take in a show. Go to Second City, the home theater of many of Saturday Night Live's own comedians. 

Music loving nurses will feel right at home in Chicago. Its history of jazz and blues holds strong with free festivals throughout the year and jazz and blues clubs throughout the cities. Larger festivals like Lollapalooza feature big names in a variety of types of music. You can also get to know the city through Taste of Chicago, the largest outdoor food festival in the world.

Chicago's parks are filled with museums of art, history, and science along with world-famous zoos and aquariums. Its many neighborhoods feature an array of cuisine including Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza and the Chicago hot dog. Chicago is a city that everyone should experience, and taking a travel nursing contract there is the excuse you're looking for. Give Nurses PRN a call when you're ready to check it out!

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