The Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan area is characterized by beautiful natural scenery, notable coffee shops and microbreweries, avid college sports fans, and its environmentally and socially conscious residents. If you haven't yet experienced the unique identify of the Pacific Northwest, take it into consideration for your next travel nursing contract.
Oregon as a whole is a great destination for a travel nurse who wants to spend time in the great outdoors. Both Eugene and Springfield are surrounded buttes and trails that are ideal for hiking, biking, and taking in gorgeous mountain views. Even the paths through the developed areas of the city will take you along scenic rivers and through covered bridges.
Eugene-Springfield has a packed calendar throughout the year that will help you get out and explore your temporary home on your days off. Eugene's Saturday Market, the oldest of its kind in the US, is a huge open-air market that runs all year long. The Friday Artwalk is a monthly event during which galleries throughout the area have free entry. Beyond that, there are always countless museums, music venues, and restaurants to be explored.
The Oregon Country Fair is one of the Eugene-Springfield highlights with food, live entertainment, and vendors from all of Oregon. Nurses doubling as sports enthusiasts will be right at home with the University of Oregon fandom. Catch a Ducks football game at Autzen Stadium to experience one of the loudest sports venues in America. Whatever you're looking to get out of your travel contract, it can likely be found in this gorgeous setting. Give Nurses PRN a call to see what opportunities are available!
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.