Looking for Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse (RN)

Job ID: 86465
Discipline: Nursing
Specialty: Registered Nurse
Sub Specialty: Labor & Delivery
Date Posted: 7/11/2018
Address: 1 JARRETT WHITE RD.
Location: Tripler Army Medical Center, HI 96859
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Per Diem
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: Nursefinders

Job Description & Requirements

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  •  Sits with and monitors patient throughout (before/during/after) the labor
  •  Monitors contractions and helps patient with breathing techniques
  •  Performs basic IV and central line skills
  •  Performs phlebotomy skills
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics
  • Administers pain medication as ordered; administers other meds to address specific medical conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Takes and records patient’s vital signs, ascertains if problematic
  • Reads fetal monitor & ascertains if there is a problem with baby’s heart rate
  • Identifies & manages life-sustaining physiological functions in unstable patients
  • Checks patient’s cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation 
  • Contacts anesthesia when/if patient is ready for epidural; contacts delivering physician at appropriate time, ascertains proper time 
  • Aids doctor with drapes, gloves, gowns, etc.; hands doctor delivery instruments as needed during birthing process
  • Encourages patient to push at proper time(s)
  • Records time of birth
  • Immediate care of newborn (clean, weigh, etc.)
  • Gives Apgar scores
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Ability to read and write fluently in English.
  • Able to act and communicate professionally at all times.
  • Can effectively present information and respond to questions from patients, caregivers, managers, and other staff.
  • Must be self-directed and able to have appropriate clinical judgement
  • In depth knowledge of standards of practice within the L&D Registered Nurse occupation.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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