Labor and Delivery RN - Travel or Local

Woodburry, Minnesota 55125

Job ID: 12572 Category: Health

 

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Travel or local Labor & Delivery (L&D) Registered Nurse (RN) professional in Woodburry,MN!

 

Voca connects Travel Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, CNAs, and other clinical professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our travelers, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help our travelers reach their individual goals. Voca provides travelers a variety of benefits including insurance, vacation, referral bonuses, and dedicated support for active travelers.

Assignment details are provided below, we’re excited to hear from you. Interested travelers (or local candidates!) will reach out to Voca at travelnurse@myvoca.com, 507-288-5260.

 

Assignment Details 

Specialty:

  • Labor and Delivery RNs care for women when they are in labor and giving birth. They monitor and assess the mother and baby during this time and coach the women through labor. L&D RNs also assist the doctors during delivery.
  • Some L&D RNs have a “high-risk” background and care for mothers with complex diseases and high-risk pregnancies, with conditions such as diabetes, preeclampsia (high blood pressure), and multiple gestation (prematurity, low birth weight, infant mortality).
  • The PostPartum (PP, Post-Partum, Post Partum)/Mother Baby Unit is where the mother recovers from childbirth. She and the baby are usually there one to two days.
  • The labor and delivery floor also has a nursery where the newborn is supervised while the mother rests.
  • Some L&D RNs can work all of these areas and are referred to as LDRP RNs (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum). Others specialize in one or the other or any multiple. 

Specifics:

• Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards
• Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes
• Demonstrates commitment to the principles of the patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) and utilizes the nursing process to coordinate outcome focused patient care and achieve the HealthEast nursing vision
• Understands and incorporates holistic nursing theory based on Watson's theory of caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association
• Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the plan of care
• Identifies and documents learning needs of the patient and family and provides individualized education
• Actively participates in creating and implementing, improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality, patient experience, nursing engagement and efficiency and effectiveness outcomes
• Complies with regulatory requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices and other established practice standards, policies and procedures
• Participates in the development and achievement of unit goals (safety, cost, quality, patient experience, employee engagement)
• Coordinates the interdependent team while promoting collaborative teamwork and cooperation

• Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings. Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes. Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change.
• Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc).
• Evaluates and/or assists in the evaluation of practice in relation to existing evidence identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research
• Utilizes the nursing process to provide holistic, compassionate, safe, high quality, population based care.
• Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves.
• Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

Qualifications

• Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing
• Associate's degree in Nursing required. BSN/BAN degree preferred
• Valid license to practice registered nursing in Minnesota through the Minnesota Board of Nursing

Shifts:

  • Day/Night rotation, 12 hour shifts generally, Woodwinds home based with float to St. John's if needed

Certifications:

• Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers
• One year RN experience in an Acute Care Hospital working Labor and Delivery is required
• NRP and twenty hours documented breastfeeding education obtained within 30 days of hire required
• Hmong or Spanish language proficiency is a plus

 

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Paid Vacation Program
  • Insurance
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages
  • Generous Housing Stipends
  • Housing Location Assistance
  • Excellent Referral Bonuses


Voca Health
Phone 507-288-5260
Email travelnurse@myvoca.com
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