Position : Labor and Delivery Nurse
State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License or Graduate Nurse Permit required.
BLS certification within 90 days of hire.
Associate Degree in Nursing (BSN completion within 5 years of hire)
1 yr L&D experience, 1 yr Post-Partum experience or 1 yr NICU experience will be considered (must be relevant inpatient experience)
Meeting with expectant mothers for prenatal visits and providing care for normal and problematic pregnancies.
Teaching childbirth preparation classes.
Providing information, guidance, and hands-on clinical care to pregnant women.
Monitoring fetal heartbeat and length and strength of contractions during labor.
Coaching women, assisting with any complications, and administering medications during birth.
Performing tests on newborns after birth.
Providing guidance to new mothers on all aspects of recovery and infant care.
Using equipment and administering medications related to labor, delivery, and the care of newborns.