TravelNursing

Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

  • 1011190
  • Registered Nurse
  • MS
  • May 24, 2024
  • 200 Medical Park Boulevard
  • Petersburg, VA 23805
  • 12 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • June 08, 2024
  • AMNHealthcare
  • Temporary
  • $2,006.01 - $2,210.71
  • *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

The Registered Nurse Medical/Surgical functions as a care provider of a multidisciplinary care team responsible for the delivery of patient care through using the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN possesses the basic knowledge of a patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care, demonstrates strong skills related to effective time management and prioritizing patient care, contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement initiatives, collaborates with other professional disciplines, and supports the mission of the ministry to provide physical and psychological support to patients and families. Essential Job Functions In collaboration with members of interdisciplinary teams, the RN establishes goals and strategies for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs with the patient. The RN performs and documents complete patient assessments, initiates and maintains current nursing care plans for all assigned patients, identifies patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive teaching, administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures, serves as a point of contact for patient's care coordination throughout the hospital departments, acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the department, and serves as a patient advocate in collaboration with spiritual care, palliative care, and ethics. This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Licensing/Certification Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact (required) BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred) Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification RN-BC (Registered Nurse - Board Certified) (preferred) CCRN Critical Care Registered Nurse (preferred) PCCN Progressive Care Certified Nurse (preferred) CMSRN Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (preferred) National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Certification (preferred) Education Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred Skills Assigns patient care according to the nursing skill, knowledge, and scope of practice of staff. Orients, facilitates learning experience, and provides education (based upon quality improvement indicators, outcomes, and implementation) to nursing staff and others. Possesses clinical knowledge, skills, and competency to provide evidence-based patient care in accordance with the current standards of practice, policy and procedure, and BSMH mission. Performs comprehensive assessment of patient's clinical condition and psychosocial needs of the patient and their supportive resources. Safely and efficiently develops, implements, and prioritizes plan of care. Application of the nursing process in patient care delivery. Assesses patient's physical and emotional responses to treatment to evaluate effectiveness of intervention and patient outcomes; revises plan of care accordingly. Assists patient and family in coping with patient's illness. Collaborates with others in the delivery of coordinated patient care. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills. Applies cultural diversity and inclusion principles when caring for patients and their support resources. Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance and acquires information to perform safely. Advances personal and professional growth through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services, and workshops. Exhibits professionalism through accountability for own and delegated actions. Integrates cost-effective measures into practice and models effective stewardship of available resources. Practices self-care and cultivates resilience in conflict and difficult circumstances. Protects the safety and privacy of all persons. Understanding and utilization of office and clinical technologies. Working Conditions Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse May be required to use physical restraints May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials May have periods of constant interruptions Prolonged periods of working alone Physical Requirements Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66% Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66% Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66% Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66% Stoop/Kneel 0% Crawling 0% Climbing 1-33% Balance 1-33% Bending 34-66% Sitting 34-66% Walking 34-66% Standing 34-66% Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination) Perform shift work Maneuver weight of patients Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder Reach above shoulder Repetitive arm/hand movements Finger Dexterity Color Vision Acuity - far Acuity - near Depth perception Use of Latex Gloves Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents Exposure to moving mechanical parts Exposure to dust/fumes Exposure to potential electrical shock Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy Exposure to high pitched noises Gaseous risk exposure Patient Population Adolescents (13-17 years) Adults (18-64 years) Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Required Qualifications

Copies of ALL certs required

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!

About The Company

At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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