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Labor & Delivery Nurse - Travel - (LD RN)

Job ID: 380320
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/4/2018
Address: 9333 E. Imperial Highway
Location: Downey, CA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 6/18/2018
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: Call for details

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Labor & Delivery Nurse - Travel - (LD RN)


Downey Medical Center is a brand-new, modern 30-acre campus providing full-service care. The facility includes a 120,000-square-foot outpatient center, a medical office building, and a 352-bed replacement hospital equipped with the most advanced medical technologies available-including operating rooms with high-definition cameras, a 49-bed Emergency Department, a pediatric intensive care unit, and a spinal surgery clinic. Our 4,500 staff and 425 physicians represent all major specialties and almost all subspecialties in both the medical center and surrounding medical offices. The Downey Medical Center is a regional center for high-risk obstetrics/gynecology, neonatology, and plastic surgery cases and has been recognized for Best Palliative Care by the Archstone Foundation and as one of only six California hospitals researching a new industry model for palliative care. The medical center is supported by satellite medical offices in the surrounding communities of Bellflower, Downey, Whittier, Lynwood, Norwalk, and Cudahy. In addition, Downey Medical Center provides tertiary services to other Kaiser Permanente medical centers. Located near cultural attractions, including sporting venues, entertainment, restaurants, and shopping, the medical center is centrally located with easy freeway access to prime residential areas in both Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Required Qualifications

2 year LD experience High risk experience Advanced Awhonn Complaince for Downey is due 15 days prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications

Health Connect Experience Previous Kaiser Experience

About the Facility

Having opened its doors to the Los Angeles public in 1965, the Kaiser Downey Medical Center has become a trusted name in healthcare and the preferred choice of many in the area. Today, the medical center exists as a 352-bed institution that offers a full range of care options and is the frequent recipient of national and regional awards and accreditations, including being the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified and, in 2012, receiving the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row.

Facility Location

Birthplace of the Apollo space program and a bustling city with more than 100,000 residents, Downey, California is just minutes from the best of Southern California, including Hollywood, Anaheim, and Manhattan Beach—the world capital of beach volleyball. Nearby Long Beach offers the RMS Queen Mary Hotel, as well as a thriving waterfront downtown, world-class aquarium, and the historic Belmont Shores.

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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