RN Labor and Delivery

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 789422

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2798 / Week

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2798 / Week

Job ID: 789422

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

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Pay: $2,592 – $2,896 per week

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

The labor and delivery nurse works with Mothers during the final stages of pregnancy helping with birthing, monitoring the Mother’s vital signs, and becoming astute in signs and symptoms of possible complications.  The labor and delivery nurse is involved in patient education and addressing the psychosocial needs of Mothers after delivery and demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.  Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care and assisting others in the management of patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient’s condition
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from healthcare members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Plans for expected outcomes of care for those patients assigned
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment
  • Uses clinical judgment in the evaluation of activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment
  • Promotes interpersonal relations with patients/family/significant others, hospital healthcare coworkers, and physicians
  • Uses effective communication skills with all contacts while being objective and sensitive
  • Communicates pertinent information about patient, nursing unit, 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 the physician
  • Coaches the mother during labor and delivery and provides emotional 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 within the last three years preferred.?
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English 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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