RN Labor and Delivery

Clovis, California

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 777160

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1274 / Week

Posted Date: 5/3/2024

Clovis, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1274 / Week

Job ID: 777160

Posted Date: 5/3/2024

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Specialty: L&D     

Location: Clovis, CA     

Shift: Nights| 36 hrs per week

Start Date: 5/20

Length: 13 weeks    

Requirements: 1 year recentexperience, BLS, ACLS, NRP, AWHONN

 

License: CA license 

The Labor and Delivery nurse assumes responsibility andaccountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery ofpatient care in the L&D Setting.  TheLabor and Delivery nurse demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments inan effective and efficient manner with supervision. 

The labor and delivery nurse works with Mothers during thefinal stages of pregnancy helping with birthing, monitoring the Mother’s vitalsigns, and becoming astute in signs and symptoms of possiblecomplications.  The labor and deliverynurse is involved in patient education and addressing the psychosocial needs ofMothers after delivery and demonstrates critical thinking and performanceability in the coordination of patient care. Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountablein managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patientcare.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocialchanges in the patient’s condition
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information fromhealthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Plans for expected outcomes of care for those patientsassigned
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities,plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patientenvironment
  • Uses clinical judgment in the evaluation of activities to meetpatient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment andequipment
  • Promotes interpersonal relations withpatients/family/significant others, hospital healthcare coworkers, andphysicians
  • Uses effective communication skills with all contacts whilebeing objective and sensitive
  • Communicates pertinent information about patient, nursingunit, and activities as appropriate
  • Monitors vital signs for the mother and baby
  • Administers medication as ordered
  • Monitors contractions and fetal heart rate
  • Identifies complications during labor and delivery
  • Communicates the mother’s condition and needs to thephysician
  • Coaches the mother during labor and delivery and providesemotional support
  • Caring for the mother after she gives birth
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse license within the state of practice.?
  • One year of Labor and Delivery clinical experience withinthe last three years preferred.?
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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