Job Description & Requirements
Labor & Delivery Nurse - Travel - (LD RN)
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.
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.
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.
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
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
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.