How to enter l&d

  1. I have been a pediatric operating room nurse for the last 4 1/2 years and have recently crosstrained to the pre-op and post-op units. I find that I am very unfulfilled and would dearly love to get into labor and delivery. Does anyone have any ideas about how to get my "foot in the door". I know that I will most likely have to start working nights, but am willing to sacrifice my nice little day shifts for the opportunity. Would appreciate any help that may be out there.
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  3. by   MercyAngels
    One of the best things to do is talk with the nurse manager of the L&D unit, and let them know you're interested!! With your OR experience you probably have NALS/PALS certification....a BIG plus!! Good luck to you! Feel free to e-mail me if I can be of any assistance!!

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