Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel (MS RN)


American Mobile Healthcare


Posted Under: Harlingen , Texas jobs in ; jobs in zipcode 78550
Posted On: 2017-04-21

Job Description:

Job Category Registered Nurse Profession MS Specialty Shift 12 N Duration 13 Weeks Start Date ASAP Pay Rate Call for Details Job Description & Requirements Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel (MS RN) Med/Surge Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surge Nurses include (but are not limited to): Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans 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 Utilizes time management skills 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 Often referred to as the backbone of adult-care facilities, medical-surgical nurses are responsible for all adult patients receiving medical or surgical care. The med-surgRN typically works in the following settings: * Hospitals. * Outpatient facilities. * Home care. * Urgent care. * Long-term care Because they generally care for a large amount of patients at any given time, medical-surgical nurses face a wide variety of health conditions. Required Qualifications Will float to sister units which include: PCCU, Oncology (will not administer chemo), Orthopedics, and Neuro Med/Surg. 42 Bed Unit. 2 years experience. TX license. BLS Preferred Qualifications Call for details. About the Facility Call for details. Facility Location Harlingen is situated in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley and a mere 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Here you'll find many sports and recreation activities at your fingertips. Valley Race Park features world class greyhound racing and the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings play competitive minor league baseball. Follow up an evening at the Harlingen Performing Arts Theatre by taking a walk to see the sunset at City Lake, which offers exquisite, panoramic views. Job Benefits At American Mobile Healthcare we take care of our travelers! We offer: * Competitive pay rates. * Free, quality, private housing. * Medical, Dental, Vision. * 401(k) and Flex Spending. * Life Insurance. * Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage. * Free Continuing Education. * Refer a friend and earn extra cash! About the Company Since its inception in 1985, American Mobile Healthcare has set the highest standards in professional recruitment for the travel healthcare industry. Our professional staffing team offers unparalleled customer service and industry commitment, as well as top pay and benefits. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply

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