New York State is one of the most exciting places to live and work in the world. Whether you are living the fast live in New York City or moving at a more relaxed pace in the Catskills, New York is a fantastic place for RN to live, work and play. You could spend a lifetime in New York and not run out of things to do. New York has mountains and beaches, the largest city in the country and small quaint villages, some of the world's greatest art museums, theaters, restaurants and shopping. RN all over the world love New York!
New York City never sleeps--no matter what your schedule, there is always something to do. Broadway, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, the shopping, the restaurants, the Empire State Building, Harlem, Brighton Beach, the Coney Island Boardwalk, and so much more. New York state has many other dynamic metropolitan areas like Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany too.
New York has lots to see for nature lovers. Great waterfalls like Niagara Falls, Chittenango Falls, Taughannock Falls, Rensselearville Falls, Carpenter Falls / Angel Falls , Beaver Meadows Falls and many many more are found all over New York. The Appalachian Trail (one of the country's greatest hiking trails) crosses New York and there is great hiking in state parks like the gorge in Watkins Glen State Park (part of the Finger Lakes Trail 800-mile system of trails throughout New York State).
Calling all sports fans, New York is the place to watch sports with 3 NFL teams, 2 major league baseball franchises, NBA and WNBA teams. Watch the Yankees play in the new Yankee Stadium!
New York is truly a world-class state and it's a great place to live and or visit on a travel assignment!
A Labor and Delivery RN offers a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, OR, ER department and pediatric nursing. A Labor and Delivery Nurse must have excellent communication skills because they are the link between the patient, family members and the doctor. A Labor and Delivery RN must be able to think in a fast passed setting and make decisions quickly. L&D RNs aide the physician and spend several hours on their feet.
As a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse some of your duties include:
- Assessing contractions, dilation, heart rates, etc.
- Performing follow-up duties which include:
- Assessing the newborns general condition.
- Checking the mothers condition.
- Looking for signs of trouble.
- Watching for signs of infections and any other problems.
- One year of experience as a Labor and Delivery Nurse within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.