Registered Nurse – L&D job in Bethel, AK

Location
Bethel Alaska
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 27, 2020
Closes
Oct 16, 2020
Ref
152172
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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