Labor & Delivery Nurse

  • 468347
  • Registered Nurse
  • August 15, 2019
  • 1000 E Mountain Blvd
  • Wilkes Barre, PA 18711
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • September 03, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,602 - $1,766*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Labor & Delivery Nurse

As a valued member of the AICU Float nursing team, you will care for patients with a wide range of conditions including complex cases. This role is perfect for passionate caregivers who want to experience cutting edge technologies and top notch patient care models. Details We are a 42 Bed ICU, although we attempt to segregate different patient populations, it does not always work out that way, so you could easily have a GI bleed in one bed and a V.Cath or TPA patient in the other. Our ratio is 2:1 or 1:1 depending on patient acuity. Our assignments are re-evaluated on a 4-hour basis, if not sooner, to assure nurse and patient safety. We need someone who is able to make quick decisions on their feet, someone who is detail oriented, but able to see the bigger picture Someone who is eager and enthusiastic about work, someone who has integrity, and able to self-report mistakes or errors without fear of being reprimanded. This is an extremely fast paced environment, so we need someone with strong assessment and clinical skills. We have great cooperation and RN to RN interactions here, especially on night shift. We do multi-disciplinary rounds every day and the nurse plays a major role in this. There are Attendings, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practioners available on the unit at all times, as well as Respiratory Therapists. We also have access in every room to the eICU – Electronic ICU, which can be an extra set of critical care experienced RN eyes or someone to ask questions. Our team is set composed of an Operations Manager – 5 Team Coordinators (charge nurses) – 2 Nurse educators – 6 Clinicians (who work right along side of everyone, unit leaders) Experience with: Ventilators Mulitple gtts Wound/dressing changes V.Caths Bolts A-Lines / CVPs / Swans End of Life / Gift of Life (Organ Donation) CRRT Rapid infusers

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience: 1. 1. PA RN License (#/expiration) 2. ACLS, BLS/BCLS, PALS

Preferred Qualifications

Trauma, Neuro, Medical – Surgical Experience. (GI Bleeds, Serve Sepsis, Renal, Endocrine, etc)

Facility Location

Located along the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre is only hours from major cities like New York and Philadelphia. For the nature lovers, this town is just a short drive from the Pocono Mountains and includes several natural parks. Wilkes-Barre was recently revitalized as a “Walk-To-Everything” lifestyle. The downtown area offers a wide array of shops, restaurants and a movie theater. 
Hospitals Located Near Wilkes-Barre:
• Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
• Richard & Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital
• Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
• Penn State Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
• First Hospital Wyoming Valley

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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