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Travel Nurse RN - Labor and Delivery - $3,700 per week

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN Labor and Delivery for a travel nursing job in Bakersfield, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Labor and Delivery
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 10/17/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights
  • Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.- Unit: L & D
    - Location: (BMH) Hospital
    - # beds: 12 L & D and 6 triage beds (overflow area where can potentially have laboring patients--do not deliver in this area--moved to actual L&D bed)
    - Ratios: Per ACOG Guidelines (2:1)--1 to 1 when actually delivering
    - Certs: BLS & ACLS (MUST BE THROUGH AHA), NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), & AWHONN at least intermediate electronic fetal monitoring (Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses)
    - Licensure: Current CA RN License
    - Doc System: Watchchild and Meditech currently (Transitioning to Cerner) EMR change is part of the reason for the need for travelers so perm staff can be trained on the new EMR system.
    -Add'l Equipment: Pagers linked to call light system & internal spectralink phones
    - Unit Orientation: 2 shifts on the unit. Will also meet with the educator, as they have 3 nurses who do 'file reviews' to ensure accurate documentation
    - Nurse Aides: No nurse aides, but do have OB techs that help w/ C-sections & assist as needed with baby cares.
    - Charge Nurse: Yes, have around the clock--does NOT take patients
    - Shifts/Hours: 12 hours; 7a - 7p/7p - 7a
    - Breaks: 1/2 hour break (clock-out); 3 - 15 min breaks per shift (CA Law)
    - Weekends: Usually every other weekend (same as perm staff)
    - Scrub Color: Provided by hospital
    - Tele: Post-surgery only for the hour post-surgery C-section
    - Vents: N/A
    - IV Team: No
    - RT 24/7: Yes
    - Pharmacy 24/7: Yes
    - Types of patients: High risk patients, some multiple births (up to triplets usually), run insulin gtts, run mag drips; for C-section will circulate and recover; no other surgeries on unit unless tubal or emergent hyster needed; no elective abortions; will recover babies (skin to skin) after delivery; have techs that help as well; make sure the nurses are true L&D as their Post-partum nurses are separate--need C-section experience; must be strong L&D! Have a lot of protocols in place to help with cares--try to give a couple days on the unit as orientation; please note the charting is NOT by exception only--they must chart everything!! Have level 3 almost level 4 NICU that attends high risk deliveries. Must be used to a fast, busy unit! Deliver over 300 per month!
    - Floating: Closed Unit--No floatingQuality Nurses Job ID #d413930. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
    We do not provide:
    -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Cancelation protection
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Bakersfield , Travel Nurse RN - Labor and Delivery - $3,700 per week, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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