Labor and delivery nurses (L&D nurses) are needed now more than ever in hospitals across the country. L&D nurses are invaluable because each time we place an L&D nurse on assignment, we know that they are heading out to bring new life into the world.
As a labor and delivery travel nurse, you’ll perform all the same duties as you would if you worked as a full-time nurse in a single facility. In essence, you’ll work in maternity wards, ensuring that mothers, newborns, and their extended families are taken care of during every step of the birthing process.
Some L&D travel nurses are motivated by the amazing choices they have in exclusive facilities, others like traveling the country and seeing the sites or experiencing local cuisines and the special “vibes” that many parts of the country offer.
Labor and Delivery Travel Nurse Salary
How much do labor and delivery travel nurses make? A labor and delivery travel nurse's salary can range anywhere from $1,900 to $2,400 a week with American Mobile. Meaning, you can earn up to $32,000 for a 13-week assignment!
L&D nurses who work full-time in a single facility make an average of about $73,400 according to Salary.com. Depending on the state and facility type you choose, your earning potential is so much greater as a travel nurse.
How Do I Become a Labor and Delivery Travel Nurse?
It’s a seamless transition into the world of travel nursing at American Mobile. If you’ve graduated from an accredited nursing program and have at least one year of experience working in the labor and delivery dept., you’re set! Although, some facilities require more requirements to qualify for the position. However, our team is available to assist you with your travel nursing requirements.
Contact our recruiters for more information about becoming a travel nurse, as they will answer any and all of your questions and will never pressure you into doing anything that’s not right for you. You’ll learn about earning potential, various assignment opportunities, and the wonderful benefits we offer. We also offer interviewing assistance and resume advice, we’re also great at helping you succeed.
It’s Your Time to Shine
The world of L&D travel nursing is waiting for great nurses just like you. Our recruiters will happily discuss all aspects of this great career choice and make sure that all your needs are met.
Start your assignment search today, and we will ensure we find the assignment that matches your travel preferences. We make it easy for our nurses to fulfill their career goals and exceed their adventure expectations. Now is your chance to explore the country, live near friends or relatives, and work in renowned hospitals.
*Disclaimer: Wages for labor and delivery travel 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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