Registered Nurse Labor and Delivery

San Diego, California
$96,439.00 - $122,485.00 per year
May 27, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting

THE POSITION: The selectee for this position will serve as a Registered Nurse in the Labor and Delivery (L&D) Unit, Directorate for Nursing Services of Naval Medical Center San Diego.

L&D is seeking highly motivated and talented nurses to join our team of high performing clinical professionals who provide care support to Active Duty members, retirees, and their families.

As qualified L&D RN must have the knowledge, skills, and ability to function at the bedside and possess high-level skills in communication, collaboration, decision-making, systems-thinking, and computer literacy. Naval Medical Center San Diego is a teaching hospital that fosters tremendous opportunities for continuous professional development.

The successful selectee will perform the follow duties:

· Provide comprehensive antenatal, perinatal, postpartum, perioperative, and PACU recovery care to low- and high-risk obstetric patients.

· Cross-train and float within Maternal Child Infant Nursing Department, providing care to high risk antepartum and postpartum women and well newborns.

· Communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary team to provide safe patient care.

· Comply with unit and facility policies and procedures.

· Participate in Performance Improvement projects, Evidence Based Practice, and/or Research studies

· Identify emergent and/or life threatening conditions and initiate the appropriate treatment utilizing current American Heart Association algorithms, Neonatal Resuscitation Program algorithms and other approved protocols.


1) US Citizen

2) EDUCATION: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

Degree from Foreign Nursing School- Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign schools.

** It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of one (1) year recent high-risk obstetrical bedside maternal nursing, in a fast paced teaching hospital environment.

3) LICENSUREapplicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.


· Must be a US Citizen.

· Must be determined suitable for Federal employment.

· Must participate in the direct deposit pay program

· May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.

· Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g. confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

· New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

· Successful completion of pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. This position is subject to random drug testing.

· Must meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.

· In accordance with BUMEDINST 1500.15E employees assigned to or subject to being assigned to duties providing direct patient care; either diagnostic or therapeutic must possess and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

· In accordance with BUMEDINST 6220.9B, this position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccination and a signed Condition of employment consenting to such.

· According to NMCPHC-TM-OEM 6260.7 Health Care Workers (HCW) with potential exposure to blood/infectious materials (BOPIMs) will be offered the hepatitis B vaccine (HBV) or immunity testing. Declination form may be required prior to reporting to work.

· RNC-OB is preferred but not required.

***A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment

requirements, including failure to report to any scheduled appointments.


· This is a permanent, full-time position.

· The incumbent will work rotating shifts to include weekends and holidays. Shift lengths may be 8, 10, or 12 hours.


Submit the following via email to

· Narrative Resume

· College Transcripts (unofficial accepted)

· RN License

· BLS certification

· NRP certification

**Failure to provide all the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Review our benefits at:

** Recruitment and/or Relocation incentive may be available.

Fair & Transparent

Additional Information:

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends