Labor and Delivery (L&D) Travel Nurse Jobs and Salary

Labor and Delivery (L&D) travel nurses play a vital role in providing specialized care and support to expectant mothers and their newborns during the transformative journey of childbirth. As highly skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals, you will embark on a dynamic and rewarding career path, traveling to different healthcare facilities to deliver exceptional care in labor and delivery units. You will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, advocate for patient needs, and ensure a safe and positive birthing experience for mothers and infants. 

L&D Travel Nursing Job Description & Requirements

  • The responsibilities of an L&D travel nurse encompass a wide range of duties, including
  • Assisting with prenatal and postnatal care
  • Monitoring fetal development
  • Administering medications, and providing emotional support to patients and their families

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How Much do Labor and Delivery Travel RN Nurses Make?

Make up to $3,315/week

By comparison, a labor and delivery travel nurse's salary can range anywhere from $1,164 to $3,315 a week depending on location and experience. For a 13-week assignment, a travel L&D nurse can make up to about $43,095 with American Mobile.


*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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Travel L&D Nurse Benefits

As an L&D travel nurse you can take advantage of the comprehensive benefits package offered to you. American Mobile believes their nurses deserve the best benefits possible for you to succeed both personally and professionally. Travel L&D Nurses provide the chance to explore diverse locations and healthcare settings, allowing nurses to immerse themselves in different cultures, practices, and medical environments.

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L&D Travel Nursing Frequently Asked Questions

How long are L&D Travel Nurse assignments?

The length of assignments can vary between eight to thirteen weeks. However, assignment length can be longer or shorter, depending on the facility’s need.

As a L&D Travel Nurse need to be license in that state?

As a travel nurse, you will need to get your nursing license in the state in which you choose to work. It’s important to know that each state, as well as the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), has its own nursing license requirements and at American Mobile, we make getting your nursing license a top priority.

Can I take time off between L&D Nursing assignments?

Yes! That is one of the benefits of being an L&D Travel Nurse. Travel nursing allows you to remain flexible and take time off working between assignments. However, to remain eligible for benefits provided by American Mobile, you must begin an assignment within 25 days of your last assignment. For more information, contact a recruiter.

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