Bored, is a word you’ll never use while on nursing assignment in Washington. Nurses, this state truly has something for you to do every minute of the day. Washington is full of natural wonders from rivers and lakes, to mountains and wildlife. You’ll be able to walk, hike, climb, see, and photograph all of these beautiful things. During the winter months, you’ll even be able to ski and snowboard one of the top locations for winter sports.
If you want to try your hand at lady luck, you’ll find no place better. Casinos are aplenty, as you’ll see several just driving down the interstate - bring your nurse friends out for a fun evening on the town! While on your travel nursing assignment, be fure to enjoy some Brewpubs. There are many to visit, so you’ll be able to try out new beers or some of your old favorites. Another popular activity, whale watching, is one you won’t want to miss. Between the months of March and September, you can take a boat out on the water to get an up close look at the mighty orca and gray whales. Sounds like a perfect afternoon away from the hospital.
No visit to Washington would be complete without checking out some of the famous landmarks. Seattle is home to several including the Space Needle, the first Monorail, also the first Starbucks, and the famous Pike Place Market. While you are in Seattle, don’t forget to visit all the great places to shop and eat. Your nursing assignment will not be complete without trying some of Seattle's finest spots!
Nurses, if you enjoy festivals make sure you check out the Puyallup Fair. This fair is one of the biggest in the world. Here you’ll get to enjoy music, animals, agriculture, exhibits, rides, and of course great food. Or you can take to the skies at the Washington State International Kite Festival. This weeklong kite celebration attracts the most famous kite fliers from all around the world. You can either watch the competition or have fun flying your own kite. For an old-fashioned flare, check out the Ellensburg Rodeo. This rodeo got its start in 1923 and is one of top professional rodeos. You’ll be able to watch over 500 contestants compete for prize winnings in excess of $250,000.
Casinos, fishing, skiing, shopping, sightseeing, and the list only goes on from there. Your nursing job just got more exciting! There is something for everyone. Washington will keep you busy 24/7 while on break from your nursing assignment. Call us now to find out what positions are available in your specialty. Let Nurses PRN help you discover Washington.
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.