Med Surg RN

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Registered Nurse
  • Deadline:
    July 26, 2019

Company Overview

On call staffing solutions, the nation’s most sophisticated  recognized healthcare staffing company, offers nursing, allied, and advanced practice healthcare professionals a full range of per diem, contract, travel and permanent placement opportunities. Whether you want to work flexible hours in your home town or travel to exciting places, we have the job that’s right for you! With top pay, great benefits and a broad variety of assignments, it’s no wonder we’re the FAVORITE of healthcare professionals across America!
Job Summary

Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient
care plans.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsibilities. Provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles in addition to general nursing care
  • day-to-day activities of the position.
    • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
    • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
    • Educates patients on surgical procedures
    • Records patients’ medical information and vital signs
    • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays
    • Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
    • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients
    • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs
    • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
    • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
    • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
    • Participates in discharge planning
    • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
    • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Qualifications 

  • BSN
  • ASCP MT Certification

Skills

  • Great communication skills.
  • Team oriented
  • Knowledge of telemetry services
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner

Benefits and Perks

  • Direct Deposit and Weekly Pay
  • First Day Health Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Company Provided Housing Options
  • Travel Stipend and Transportation Bonus Available