5 Things to Know About Labor and Delivery Per Diem Nursing

Do you love what you do as a labor and delivery nurse, but find yourself looking for more variety, freedom and flexibility in your work? Then it might be time to consider L&D per diem nursing jobs.

Per diem nurses are used to fill short-term staffing gaps and vacancies or provide additional coverage during peak census, EMR conversions and other critical times. As an L&D per diem nurse, you can be called for a same-day shift, booking blocks of shifts a few days or weeks in advance, or even for longer per diem contracts.
Working with an experienced per diem nurse agency like Nursefinders, you can make a schedule that is tailored just for you.

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5 Reasons You'll Love Your Labor and Delivery Per Diem Nurse Job:

1. You’ll Find Plentiful Opportunities

  • There are plenty of labor and delivery per diem jobs to keep you busy.
  • L&D nursing skills are in high demand.
  • L&D nurses possess the knowledge, essential skills, and experience to keep active labor and postpartum units running smoothly.

2. You’ll Enjoy Schedule Flexibility

  • You can choose where and when you want to work.
  • Variety in L&D per diem jobs, including daily shifts, block booking of shifts, short-term and long-term contracts, and temp-to-hire opportunities.

3. You Can Boost Your Income

  • Expect to earn excellent compensation.
  • Pay rates will vary depending on several factors including location, type of shift, and many other circumstances.
  • Choose to make per diem work a full-time career.
  • Work per diem shifts to supplement income.
  • Work an extra shift, whenever you can, to save up for a specific need.

4. You’ll Know Your Skills Are Needed And Appreciated

  • In labor and delivery, there is no stopping a baby about to be born.
  • When hospitals are in a crisis staffing situation L&D nurses are vital to keeping the circle of life going.
  • L&D per diem nurses can enjoy the satisfaction of knowing they are helping out when hospitals and families need them the most.

5. You Can Enjoy Extra Perks with Nursfinders

  • Retirement plan options
  • Free continuing education
  • Round-the-clock clinical support
  • Medical insurance
  • Gain experience from working in a variety of settings for multiple employers.
  • Strengthen your resume and provide added confidence in your career.

Check Out The Possibilities

Whether you are looking to supplement your income or transition to a full-time L&D per diem schedule, Nursefinders can help your dreams come true. Simply create your Nursefinders account and apply online to get connected with one of our friendly recruiters.

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