Registered Nurse – L&D job in San Antonio, TX

Employer
Gifted Healthcare
Location
San Antonio Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 26, 2021
Closes
Mar 05, 2021
Ref
202215
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Labor & Delivery Unit/ L&D Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job As a Labor and Delivery (L&D) Registered Nurse, you will provide direct care and support for women before, during, and after the delivery of a baby. Labor and Delivery RN Responsibilities:
  • The L&D RN is responsible for monitoring patient throughout labor
  • The Registered Nurse serves as the primary point of contact for family members
  • Performs knowledge of phlebotomy, basic IV and central lines
  • L&D registered nurses exhibit knowledge of hemodynamics
  • Assesses and records maternal vital signs throughout labor and post-partum stages
  • Administers pain medication and other medicines as ordered
  • Labor and Delivery nurses ensure that patient is in proper positioning for delivery
  • Aids doctor with aspect of delivery
  • RN reads fetal monitor and monitors baby’s heart rate
  • Records time of birth
  • The Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse provides immediate care of newborn
  • Educates and supports new mothers and families on infant care
  • The RN Provides other duties as assigned

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