Travel Nurse RN - Labor/Delivery - $2,521 per week in Laurium, MI. Job in Michigan Jackson AnalytIQ

  • Job Reference: 1100121295-2
  • Date Posted: 29 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Cynet Health
  • Location: Michigan
  • Salary: $2,521 Per Week
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Pay Rate

$2,521 per week

Position Summary:

  • Provides direct patient care in the acute care departments.
  • Communicates with physicians, nurses and other staff about patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies, and symptomatology.
  • Ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patient's condition.
  • Additionally, is cross-trained to perform general nursing duties in other departments.

Reports To:

  • On site Supervisor or Manager of contracted medical facility.
  • Cynet Healthstaff Director of Nursing

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sits with and monitors patient throughout (before/during/after) the labor
  • Monitors contractions and helps patient with breathing techniques
  • Performs basic IV and central line skills
  • Performs phlebotomy skills
  • Knowledge of hemodynamics
  • Administers pain medication as ordered; administers other meds to address specific
  • medical conditions,such as hypertension and diabetes
  • Takes and records patient's vital signs, ascertains if problematic
  • Reads fetal monitor & ascertains if there is a problem with baby's heart rate
  • Identifies & manages life-sustaining physiological functions in unstable patients
  • Checks patient's cervix periodically to monitor progression/lack of dilation
  • Ensures patient's bed is kept dry & clean; cleans up bodily fluids expelled before & after the birthing process
  • Contacts anesthesia when/if patient is ready for epidural; contacts delivering physician at appropriate time, ascertains proper time
  • Cares for patients on Pitocin, MgSO4 & continuous lumbar epidural
  • Ensures patient is in proper position for delivery & all monitoring equipment is functioning properly
  • Aids doctor with drapes, gloves, gowns, etc.; hands doctor delivery instruments as needed during birthing process
  • Encourages patient to push at proper time(s)
  • Records time of birth
  • Immediate care of newborn (clean, weigh, etc.)
  • Gives Apgar scores

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
  • Minimum of one (1) year Labor & Delivery (L/D) experience
  • Cognitive skills as related to the position
  • Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty
  • (50) pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods
  • Ability to bend, lean and stoop without hindrance; full range of body motion
  • Fine motor skills
  • Visual acuity; normal range of hearing


Required for Onboarding
  • BLS
  • CNOR
  • Core Competency