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Labor & Delivery Nurse - Travel - (LD RN)

Job ID: 214200
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 5/17/2018
Address: 6041 Cadillac Ave
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 6/4/2018
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)


Exclusive Combining cutting-edge technology with a focus on prevention, this Los Angeles Medical Center puts you and your health at the heart of everything we do. With more than 550 board-certified physicians and thousands of additional health care professionals, our health care team is well equipped to help you get healthy, stay healthy, and thrive. In 2012, our hospital received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group. UNIT Details: Around 130-140 Births per month 4 Bed Medical Screening/triage, 2 Antepartum beds, 1 Labor Observation, 8 LDR's, 2 OR Rooms, 3 Bed Recovery, 18 Postpartum Beds, Average Daily Census: 4 - 7, Average Births per day: 25, Age Group of Patients; Infants, Adolescants, Adults, Ratios: L&D- 1 or 2 patients, FCC - 3-4 Couplets, Patient Population: Maternity and Gyn, RN's will float regularly between LD and FCC, 3 days of orientation: 2 on LD and 1 in PP/FCC, RN MUST have computer charting skills, high & low risk OB skills, triage skills, This is a high risk OB unit. RN must be comfortable with educating patients on breastfeeding, facility is striving to be "baby friendly" certified. Unit has lactation nurses 7 days a week and superusers for "baby friendly." Team Patient Care Delivery. Medications in LD unit: Magnesium Sulfate, Pitocin drips for induction and augmentation, Special Procedures in Unit: Versions, Cesearean Section, Bilateral Tubal Ligation, Emergency Hysterectomy. Procedures done in unit that can cause ethical issues: Abortions - genetic terminations, Blood transfusions, Resuscitation of less than viable infants or less than 22 weeks gestation.

About the Facility

Recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, the Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center specializes in emergency, urgent care and pharmacy services, in addition to allergy, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology and occupational therapy. A new wing built in 2007 includes state-of-the-art operating rooms, an obstetrical unit and emergency room, and three units of surgical beds.

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

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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