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Travel Nurse RN - Labor/Delivery - $2,212 per week in Joshua Tree, CA

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Joshua Tree
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,212 per week

Position 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 hearing


          Required for Onboarding
          • BLS
          • Core Competency

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