Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

  • 1023108
  • Registered Nurse
  • MS
  • May 15, 2024
  • 2105 E. South Blvd.
  • Montgomery, AL 36111
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • June 10, 2024
  • AMNHealthcare
  • Temporary
  • $1,675.75 - $1,846.75
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

JOB DESCRIPTION--MS Float Pool SimpliFi Interview About Facility: 492 Beds 2105 E. South Blvd., Montgomery, AL 36116 Level II Trauma Center Level III NICU Primary Stroke Center First-time traveler: Yes, 1 yr- 1.5 yrs experience in MS if they sign a 20-26 wk contract They will get an ADDITIONAL 2-3 shifts of UNIT orientation for a total of 4/5 shifts. We'll begin with 4 and add an additional if necessary. Will also accept: 18 months+ of experience (LTAC/Rehab okay) with at least 6 months of MedSurg (prefers MS to be recent) Staff has to be gone for 3 months before returning as a traveler. From last shift worked to start date Will be assigned a home unit on the first day of orientation. 6 North Trauma Surgical Beds: 23 Patient Types: General Surgery, Cholecystectomy, Ostomy, Splenectomy, Vascular surgeries Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: At least 1 year of trauma experience. Wound care, chest tubes, NGT, IV skills, medication administration/documentation and escalations 5 South Neuroscience Beds: 33 Patient Types: CVA, TBI, Seizure, AMS, Spinal Fusion, Craniotomy, Degenerative Diseases, post trauma, angiogram, post ICU Patient Ratios: 1:5-6 Skills required: IV start, blood draws from central lines, trach care, PEG, NGT, Colostomy/Ostomy, Wound Care, Chest tube, Surgical Site Care, C-Collar, Abdominal Binders, Restraints 5 North MedSurg/Oncology Beds: 39 (very busy unit) Patient Types: All patient types except stroke and MI, palliative care, ETOH withdrawal, behavioral patients. MS/Oncology patients 1:6 for RN and LPNs Skills required: Trach care, chest tubes, PEG tubes, wound care, drains, foleys, behavioral issues, codes, IV starts; Chemo administration, if certified Tele monitoring on hallway monitors and by tele techs on ground floor 4 South Clinical Decision Unit Beds: 18 Patient Types: General patient population hospitalized for various causes, such as illness, surgery, testing, or observation COPD, CHF, Diabetes, MRSA, VRE, C-Diff, COVID, Pneumonia, Renal Failure, Sepsis, UTI, End of Life Comfort Patient Ratios: 1:6 Skills required: Assessment, prioritization, communication and documentation skills. Tracheotomy care, Suctioning, O2 Therapy, ostomy care, Foley care, External catheter care, PEG/NGT care and use, wound care, chest tube, central line care, pressure ulcer management/preventive measures, falls prevention management, restraints. 3 South Orthopedics Beds: 20 Patient Types: Orthopedic and spine: Joint replacements, fractures, fusions, laminectomies, etc. Patient Ratios: 1:5; 1:6 if medsurg Skills required: PCA pumps, wound care (negative pressure dressing), dressing changes, foley, drains (hemovacs/JP drains) 3 North MS/Ortho/Urology Beds: 23 Patient Types: Urology, ENT, ortho, MedSurg Patient Ratios: Team Nursing 1:8 (1 RN: 1 LPN: 8 patients); 1:6 Skills Required: Trach, wound care, wound vacs, IV starts, CVL dressing changes, follow nurse-driven foley protocol. No required to read/measure tele strips. Required Certifications: BLS, NIHSS Support on the Unit: CNA (Ratio): 6:1 Receptionist/HUC? Yes Charge nurse? Yes, rarely takes assignment. Phlebotomy? Yes IV/VAT Team? Yes Hospitalist? Yes Telemetry monitoring tech? Are RNs required to read/measure tele strips? Yes, telemetry is monitored by Telemetry Techs, RNs are required to interpret and confirm q4 hours strip reading Technology/Equipment: EMR: Cerner (preferred) IV pumps: Plum 360 Medication dispensing: Omnicell Monitors: Spacelabs Floating: If yes, where? Any like unit/patient location (MS-MS, MS-ICU task, MS-ER/MS holds; ICU-ICU, ICU-MS task or limit of 3, ICU-ER/ICU holds) Orientation: Travelers who are new to the facility or return travelers who have been gone for 1+ years will have 24 hours of classroom time and 24 hours on the unit Rehires: orientation will depend on last date here Scheduling: Weekend rotation: Every other or 4 weekend days per month if on block schedule On call? If so, what is that schedule? No Holiday Expectations: This does not mean they will automatically be scheduled for those dates, but we will not contractually guarantee to being off prior to arrival. Baptist Blackout dates: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 1/15 Valentine’s Day (week): 2/10 – 2/17 Spring Break (week) Easter Weekend: 3/30 – 3/31 Mother’s Day Weekend Memorial Day (week): 5/24 – 5/27 Father’s Day Weekend Labor day weekend: 9/2-9/4 Halloween: 10/30-31 Thanksgiving: 11/22-25 Christmas and New Year’s: 12/23-26 and 12/31-1/1 Approval of time off? “No blackout dates” RTO pending manager approval (Eanh) Shift times: 7a-7p, 7p-7a Schedule cycle: 4 week cycle period; no self scheduling Other notes: Scrub Color: Any color Parking: Parking deck only 2nd through 4th levels

Required Qualifications

AL RN Lic or compact state lic BLS MS Reference and SCL within year Please list RTO in the selling notes 60 mile radius rule

Job Benefits

At AMN 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!

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