RN - Labor and Delivery

Location: Tahlequah, OK

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Labor and Delivery Nurse offers a balance of the same elements that are found in critical care, OR, 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 quickly and make decisions quickly. L&D Nurses assist the doctor and spend long hours on their feet.

Responsibilities

As a Labor and Delivery Nurse some of your responsibilities consist of:
  • Assessing contractions, cervix for dilation, heart rates, etc.
  • Providing follow-up duties which consist of:
    • Analyzing the condition of the newborn.
    • Checking the mothers condition.
    • Looking for signs of trouble.
    • Checking 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.
    • 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

Tahlequah, OK

A couple elements that travel nurses are often looking for when interested in a contract is an area with beautiful scenery and a place known for its friendly, welcoming residents. Oklahoma hits both of these marks. With its mountain ranges, lakes, and plains, the varied landscape has no shortage of views.

The Wichita Mountains, containing hundreds of species of animals including bison, is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in the state. You can take the Talimena Drive, a scenic route which goes through the mountains and the Ouachita National Forest or stay in Medicine Park, a small tourist town in the mountains full of Bed and Breakfasts, wineries, and quaint shops. 

The travel nurse who doubles as an outdoor adventure lover will find his or herself right at home in Oklahoma, where they'll have endless opportunities to go hunting, fishing, hiking, or rock climbing in their time off the clock. The nurse who prefers a low key mode of discovery might opt for the Oklahoma aquarium or try their luck at one of over 100 casinos. You could even get in touch with the Wild West at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. 

Whether you want to spend your time exploring the Great Salt Plains State Park or attending a festival in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma has the qualities to appeal to a variety of travel nurses. Give Nurses PRN a call if you're one of them!

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