Wisconsin is a great place to live and work. The varied landscape of Wisconsin makes the state a popular vacation destination for outdoor recreation. From hiking, camping, fishing and boating in the summer to skiing, ice fishing and snowmobile derbies in the winter, there is never a shortage of things for RN to do!
Aside from great outdoor experiences, Wisconsin has fantastic cities and small towns with great selections for dining and nightlife adventures. There is rich calendar of festivals and fairs around the state including the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival in Little Chute.
The beautiful Door Peninsula, which extends off the eastern coast of the state, contains the charming Door County, with quaint villages and cherry orchards.
The Milwaukee metro is home to roughly one-third of the state's population. Milwaukee is at the northern edge of an urban area bordering Lake Michigan that stretches southward into greater Chicago.
Culturally rich Madison is both a college town and the state capitol cultural. A Madison suburb, Middleton, was ranked the "Best Place to Live in America" in 2007 by Money Magazine.From small town to large city and everything in between, Wisconsin is definitely one state that will make you feel at home, making your decision to advance your career through travel nursing a great one!
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.