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Travel Nurse RN - Maternal - Newborn - $3,200 per week

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN Maternal - Newborn for a travel nursing job in Bakersfield, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Maternal - Newborn
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: 10/17/2022
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • 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.**Clinical Team will pre-screen all candidates. Managers will do 2nd interview**

    - Unit: Postpartum (Mother Baby)
    - 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)
    - Licensure: Current CA RN License
    ------- Are there techs available and if so what are their responsibilities? How many techs are on the unit during the night shift? We have CNAs 1-2 at a time, depending on the department census (1 CNA 12+ patients; 2 CNA 22+patients). We also have Unit secretaries, lactation support, and charge nurses who do not take patients unless absolutely necessary. Additionally, the nurses do not do hearing screens or birth certificates, as we have aids and clerks for that as well.
    ------- Are there high acuity patients on the unit? Rarely. Stage 3 PPH are transferred back to L&D or ratio is reduced, depending on staffing; Pre-eclamptic patients on mag are kept in L&D. Low risk antepartum patients only in the department. We do biliblankets in the department, but no other phototherapy, high acuity infants are transferred to NICU. (we do our own NAS screening and late preterm monitoring, but transfer to NICU if symptoms develop)
    ------- Do they have a secretary at the desk that answers call lights or do nurses carry phones (what is their form of communication)? BOTH. WE have unit secretaries who help answer phones, however it's everyone's responsibility to help answer call lights and phones, as we are a large PP unit. ALL staff also carry their own hospital provided phone.
    ------- How many shift of orientation is available on the unit? 3 shifts orientationQuality Nurses Job ID #d426433. 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 - Maternal - Newborn - $3,200 per week, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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