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Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse (RN) - New York City



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Do you thrive in the fast-paced environment of childbirth, supporting mothers as they welcome new life into the world? Are you a skilled and compassionate RN seeking a dynamic career in labor and delivery?

DirectShifts is seeking exceptional Labor and Delivery (L&D) Nurses to join our network in New York City! If you possess a passion for women's health and enjoy the challenge of providing critical care during childbirth, we want to hear from you!

About the Role:

As an L&D RN at a DirectShifts facility in NYC, you will play a vital role in caring for women throughout the labor and delivery process. You will work collaboratively with obstetricians, anesthesiologists, other nurses, and healthcare professionals to ensure optimal outcomes for mothers and newborns.


  • Assess and monitor laboring mothers, interpret fetal heart monitors, and identify potential complications.
  • Assist with pain management techniques, provide emotional support, and advocate for patient needs.
  • Prepare the delivery room and birthing environment.
  • Assist with vaginal and cesarean deliveries, following sterile procedures and protocols.
  • Care for newborns immediately after delivery, perform assessments, and initiate breastfeeding.
  • Educate and support mothers on postpartum care and newborn feeding.
  • Document the entire labor and delivery process meticulously.
  • Maintain a safe and sterile environment for mothers and newborns in the delivery suite.
  • Adhere to all hospital policies and L&D care protocols.


  • Active and unrestricted New York State RN License.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in labor and delivery nursing (preferred).
  • Strong understanding of female reproductive health, labor stages, and delivery procedures.
  • BLS certification (Basic Life Support) is mandatory. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification preferred.
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, prioritize tasks efficiently, and remain calm under pressure.
  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach with a focus on patient advocacy and emotional support.

Benefits of Working with DirectShifts:

  • Competitive salaries and flexible scheduling options to fit your needs.
  • Opportunity to work at various top hospitals and birthing centers throughout NYC.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on professional development.
  • Be a part of a life-changing experience, empowering mothers during childbirth and welcoming newborns into the world.

Ready to Launch Your Fulfilling Career in Labor and Delivery?

If you are a qualified and motivated RN seeking a rewarding career supporting women during childbirth, apply today! Join DirectShifts and leverage your expertise to provide exceptional care to L&D patients in NYC.

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DirectShifts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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