Medical Surgical Nurse

  • 446197
  • Registered Nurse
  • June 03, 2019
  • 1000 South Beckham Avenue
  • Tyler, TX 75701
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • July 02, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,265 - $1,394*
  • *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

Medical Surgical Nurse

30 beds, 1:4, Cerner One Chart Top 10 Diagnosis/Procedures: Pneumonia, Acute on chronic respiratory failure, COPD exacerbation, ATN, ESRD, Surgical wounds, Post-op infections, Bacteremia, Decubitus ulcers, Encephalopathy Any special procedure done on the unit? PICC insertion, thoracentesis, chest tube-occassionally, PEG tube insertion-occassionally Common Equiment: IV pumps, wound vacs, feeding pumps, ventilators Drips: cardiac, insulin, heparin We are uniquely prepared to treat patients recovering from catastrophic injury or illnesses requiring complex medical care. Located on the fifth floor of UT Health Tyler, we treat many patients who have multi-system failure and require mechanical ventilation or require extended therapies, including physical, occupational or speech therapy. Because of their complex conditions, our patients require daily physician monitoring and more intensive nursing care than a skilled facility or medical-surgical unit can deliver. " Patients stay for an average of 25 days " Advanced techniques include: Ventilator monitoring/weaning, Cardiac monitoring/intravenous cardiac medication, Chemotherapy administration-radiation therapy, complex wound care, whirlpool, and hyperbaric oxygen

Required Qualifications

BLS ACLS NIHSS Drips/Vents/Tele

Preferred Qualifications

Previous travel 2 years preffered

Facility Location

A city of about 100,000 residents located 100 miles southeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, Tyler, Texas is the self-called "Rose Capital of the World," where you’ll find the largest rose garden in the United States. The economy of this civic-minded, family-friendly community is dominated by healthcare; Tyler is also the birthplace of the U.S. Adopt-a-Highway program and home to attractions like the Caldwell Zoo and Broadway Square Mall.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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