Travel nursing opens some pretty incredible doors such as the opportunity to live as a local in New York, NY. You could spend a lifetime in the world-famous city and not see everything there is to see, so you will definitely be busy on those days off from your nursing contract. With the NYC skyline as your backdrop, grab some nurse or healthcare professional friends and get exploring.
New York is a cultural center of pretty much everything including food, fashion, art, history, finance, and much more, meaning that you can make yourself at home no matter what interests you. Of course, the city is chalk full of hidden gems and places to explore, but some of the most popular starting points include the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and One World Trade Center, a memorial dedicated to September 11. There are tons of famous museums, art galleries, and theaters throughout the city, as well.
A travel contract is meant for experiencing somewhere new. One of the best ways to experience New York is to attend one of the many festivals held throughout the year celeating everything from film to food to culture. There are parades, including the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, for virtually every holiday. NYC is a shopping mecca, making it a great destination for nurses who like to indulge in retail therapy.
While travel nursing or allied heath professionals ing many responsibilities, one of your most important duties during a contract in New York will be to try as much as the city's amazing food as you can. From cheap eats like New York pizza, hot dogs, and cheesecake to world-famous restaurants, the Big Apple has it all.
The countless songs and movies dedicated to New York, New York is proof enough that it's worth experiencing. To see what opportunities are available in this amazing city, give PRN Healthcare a call!
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.