Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Labor And Delivery Nurse is $31.38
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Labor And Delivery Nurses?
An entry-level Labor And Delivery Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26.44 based on 112 salaries. An early career Labor And Delivery Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.84 based on 489 …Read more
What Do Labor And Delivery Nurses Do?
Labor and delivery nurses assist expectant mothers through the delivery process and post-delivery care, helping ensure the health and well-being of newborns and mothers. They are also in charge of monitoring vital statistics, performing drug delivery, monitoring contraction timing, helping induce labor, and assisting with caesarian sections. Labor and delivery nurses work with other members of the care team to help plan and implement a plan of care, making adjustments as required by changes to …Read more
- Examine patients to evaluate and assess actual or potential health problems during labor and delivery.
- Improve care by contributing to a nurturing environment for patients and maintaining knowledge of advances in nursing care.
- Transcribe and implement physician's orders and provide medical support and education to mothers and their families after delivery.
- Assist physician with administering epidurals, pain medication and preparing patients for caesarian delivery.