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Travel Nurse RN - Labor and Delivery - $2,349 per week

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Cynet Health is seeking a travel nurse RN Labor and Delivery for a travel nursing job in Washington, District of Columbia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Labor and Delivery
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 06/19/2023
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelPosition Summary:
    • Provides direct patient care in the acute care departments.
    • Communicates with physicians, nurses and other staff about patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies, and symptomatology.
    • Ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patient's condition.
    • Additionally, is cross-trained to perform general nursing duties in other departments.Reports To:
      • On site Supervisor or Manager of contracted medical facility.
      • Cynet Healthstaff Director of NursingDuties and Responsibilities:
        • 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
        • Ensures patient's bed is kept dry & clean; cleans up bodily fluids expelled before & after the birthing process
        • Contacts anesthesia when/if patient is ready for epidural; contacts delivering physician at appropriate time, ascertains proper time
        • Cares for patients on Pitocin, MgSO4 & continuous lumbar epidural
        • Ensures patient is in proper position for delivery & all monitoring equipment is functioning properly
        • 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 scoresMinimum Job Requirements:
          • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
          • Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
          • Minimum of one (1) year Labor & Delivery (L/D) experience
          • Cognitive skills as related to the position
          • Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty
          • (50) pounds
          • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods
          • Ability to bend, lean and stoop without hindrance; full range of body motion
          • Fine motor skills
          • Visual acuity; normal range of hearingCynet Health Job ID #19522651. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36.0 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.

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