Labor and delivery nurses have to do double duty, caring for both laboring mothers and their newborn babies. A nurse on the L&D floor will need to monitor the mother and baby's vital signs, administer Pitocin and other meds ordered by the doctor and be able to keep the mother calm and relaxed during and after the labor.
Contracts for travel labor and delivery nurse jobs can range anywhere from 3 to 13 weeks, so you can choose an assignment length that works for you and your lifestyle. Contracts may cover special project assignments or be related to rapid response and crisis response scenarios. In some cases, you may be able to renew your contract when it's up if you like the area of the facility, but the short-term contracts also mean you can move on to the next location on your bucket list if you want.
Labor and delivery nurses are in high demand, and that means there are plenty of jobs to check out at NurseChoice. You can bring your skills and experience where they're needed most with an assignment that appeals to you.
Labor and Delivery Rapid Response Nursing Jobs
Rapid response nursing jobs are one of the most common types of travel labor and delivery nursing jobs you'll find. These types of positions are often posted when a new hospital is being built, a new wing is being added or a facility has a special project that calls for more L&D nurses.
Labor and Delivery Crisis Nursing Jobs
Crisis nursing jobs are also available for nurses who have the ability to travel to where they're needed most. These jobs may open up when there is a natural disaster or some type of exigent external circumstances, such as what COVID-19 brought, that causes a staffing shortage.
L&D Crisis Nurse Salary and Benefits
When you accept a contract position as a labor and delivery nurse with NurseChoice, you can earn up to $2,600 per week and $85.00 per hour. You'll also get access to tons of great benefits, including:
- A guaranteed pay program
- The ability to work at some of the best and most esteemed healthcare facilities in the country
- Referral bonuses if your nurse friends sign up
- Paid housing in the form of furnished housing or a stipend
- 24/7 support
Start Your Contract Nursing Career with NurseChoice
If a position as a contract labor and delivery nurse with NurseChoice sounds like it might be a good fit, you can submit an application and start checking out our job postings. We also have dedicated recruiters on standby who are ready to answer any questions you might have about travel nursing and help get you started on your next — or first — assignment.
*Disclaimer: Wages for labor and delivery nursing jobs 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.
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