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Salinas, CA

Travel Nurse RN - Labor/Delivery in Salinas, CA

Start: ASAP
Duration: 13 weeks
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172 bed, Level II Trauma, Teaching Hospital.  The only Trauma Center in Monterey County, as well as many other surrounding communities.
Voted “Best Hospital in Salinas Valley” (out of 3 hospitals) by Salinas Valley Reader’s Choice - 2022

Department Notes

8 LDR, 2 Triage (serves as Pre-Op for C-Sections), 2 OR, 2 PACU beds.  NMC tends to see a lot of high risk patients due to a high diabetic population.  Will not perform inductions less than 39 weeks.  Will perform external versions and second trimester cerclages on the day shift only.  NMC follows AWHONN’s Standards for Professional Registered Nurse Staffing which is if patient is 6cm or greater dilated - 1:1 ratio; Magnesium drip or insulin drip - 1:1 ratio; otherwise all other will be 1:2 ratio.  If there is a scheduled C-Section, the RN will follow that patient through entire care until sign off.

Specialty Profile Notes

Minimum 2 years experience working in L&D setting
Requirements: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California, BLS and ACLS issued through American Heart Association, NRP, AWHONN Fetal Monitoring certification or equivalent.

Shifts: 6:45AM-7:15PM and 6:45PM-7:15AM.  Will work 3-4 (12 hour) weekend shifts on a 28 day schedule.  There is self-scheduling in Women’s Services and will be given to the staff first, then travelers.  The Director and leaders will then balance the schedule based on experience and skill set.

Charting: Meditech (PCS for L&D; ORM - Surgical).  OBIX for fetal surveillance system.  WOWs are provided to each RN for charting; Medication Administration: Pyxis;  IV Pumps: Solaris
Scrubs:  Scrubs are provided for travelers working in L&D. 

Orientation:  Will accommodate start any day of the week.  Will start in Human Resources and complete paperwork and obtain badge, next onto Occupational Health for Respiratory Fit Test and then will meet with Nursing Education to complete appropriate testing for their unit.  All RNs will take a medication test the first day.  After testing, will go to the unit to finish their shift with a Clinical Preceptor.  L&D will be provided 3-4 shifts of orientation on the unit prior to being assigned patients.

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Guaranteed Hours
JCAHO Certified
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Insurance Benefits

Health Insurance Provided
Professional Liability Insurance

Financial Benefits

Licensing Reimbursement
CEU Reimbursement
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Pay for Physical Exams
Pay for Drug Testing

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Cover Travel Expenses to the Assignment

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