Registered Nurse, Labor & Delivery, Hospital

Job Summary

Labor and delivery nurses (L&D), also known as obstetric nurses (OB), are an integral part of the care team responsible for caring for the pregnant patient and child. Most labor and delivery RNs will work with women in triage, antepartum mothers, intrapartum mothers, surgical patients, and postpartum mother/baby couplets.

Specifics

  • Renewable assignments
  • Shifts available:
    • 7p-7a

Description of Work

  • Assess patients in triage for preterm labor, active labor, rupture of waters, pregnancy complications, or co-existing issues
  • Assist in maintaining pregnancy in antepartum mothers
  • Fetal assessment and monitoring
  • Maternal physical assessment(s)
  • Manage patients in labor, including induction assistance, epidural assistance, pain management, education, and delivery support
  • Assist and circulate in the operating room for cesarean sections, tubal, and emergency obstetric and gynecological procedures
  • Medication administration and immunizations
  • Patient education related to medications, labor, pushing, delivering, and postpartum care of mother and baby
  • Newborn care and assessment for healthy infant
  • Breastfeeding and postpartum support/management
  • Charting via electronic medical records
  • Assist with fetal demise
  • Collaboration with the care management team, including anesthesiologist, physician or midwife, lactation nurse, and charge nurse
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Active/Clear Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the state of North Carolina
  • Minimum 1-year work experience in OB/L&D setting
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Active/Clear ACLS (American Heart Association)
  • Experience working with electronic medical records, email, and computer literate
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screening, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other Nationalhcs screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other client/facility screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program
  • Bonus opportunities throughout the year