RN - Registered Nurse - Labor & Delivery
Company: CareerStaff Travel Nursing
Posted on: February 15, 2019
TRAVEL REGISTERED NURSE (RN) -L&D CareerStaff Travel Nursing is looking for highly skilled L&D nurse for Lewiston, ME. Labor & delivery nurses are trained to provide care for pregnant women during the final stages of pregnancy, labor and delivery. The labor & delivery nurse is responsible for monitoring the pregnant woman's heart rate, fetal heart rate, time between contractions, woman's blood pressure and vital signs. During the final stages of pregnancy, labor & delivery nurses educate the patient on what to expect during labor and childbirth. They assist the woman during labor by teaching them breathing exercises and help them push properly to deliver the baby. The labor & delivery nurse is in charge of administering the synthetic hormone Pitocin if necessary to induce labor. Every pregnancy is different and might call for various procedures such as caesarian sections, episiotomies and epidurals for pain management. The labor and delivery nurse typically provides assistance to the physician during these medical procedures. Once the baby is born the labor & delivery nurse will teach the mother how to breast feed the baby and ensure that both the mother and child are in good health after the birth. This medical center is comprised of a 233-bed acute care facility, a primary care provider network, urgent care and emergency department, behavioral and mental health services, and outpatient specialty practices that combine talented and compassionate caregivers with state of the art medical technology to meet the healthcare needs in the Androscoggin County area and beyond. Lewiston, officially the City of Lewiston, Maine is the second largest city in Maine and the most central city in Androscoggin County. The city has a population of 36,202. The city is home to the only basilica in Maine, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 15 colleges and universities, 44 listings on the National Register of Historic Places, the Androscoggin Bank Colis--e, the Stephens Observatory, the Olin Arts Center, the Bates College Museum of Art (BCMoA) and two significant general hospitals: Central Maine Medical Center and Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. Lewiston hosts the Bates Dance Festival, the Patrick Dempsey Challenge, Liberty Festival, Festival FrancoFun, The Great Falls Balloon Festival, and the Emerge Film Festival. JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE REGISTERED NURSE (RN) - L&D: 1. 2 Year(s) of current L&D Experience 2. BLS/ACLS and NRP issued through American Heart Association 3. Must be eligible to work in the United States 4. ME RN License or Compact License CAREERSTAFF TRAVEL NURSING BENEFITS: 1. Immediate openings 2. Professional recruiters working to place you on the best assignments available nationwide 3. Dedicated internal support staff to ensure your needs are quickly met 4. Competitive Compensation Package 5. Paid company housing or generous housing stipend 6. Travel and licensing reimbursements 7. Pets are welcome 8. Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 9. Referral Bonuses
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