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  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    Labor and Delivery  
  • Location:

    New Orleans, LA Array  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12418

Description

Pro Health Staffing is seeking a Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse (RN)

The Labor and Delivery registered nurse, also known as a perinatal nurse, will provide care and support for women before, during and after delivery of the baby.

  • Monitoring the fetal heart rate, and mother’s vital signs
  • Responsible for making sure that the medical, as well as the emotional needs of the patient, are adequately met throughout the entire birthing process.
  • The Labor and Delivery Nurse will also assist with inducing labor.
  • Must have the skills at assessing situations in a fast-paced and often stressful environment of the Labor and Delivery Unit.
  • As a labor and delivery registered nurse you are the primary caretakers until the baby is ready to be delivered and the doctor arrives.

Qualifications:

  • Five+ years of job-related experience with the majority of the experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing; Master’s degree Nursing/Business or equivalent is highly desired.
  • Valid NM Nursing license or NM compact license (must acquire NM license within 90 days of hire)
  • BLS, ACLS

Ideal candidates will:

  • Provide leadership managing the operations, staff and financial aspects of the Med/Surg/ICU department.
  • Support the Nursing Administrative Director in achieving optimum performance by ensuring continuity and quality service and care through the management of day-to-day operations.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.
  • Possess the ability to influence, motivate, manage, train, counsel and develop staff, and communicate effectively building positive employee relations while possessing knowledge of regulatory standards of compliance.

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