Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)
This Medical Surgical (MS) unit boasts the latest in advanced technology housed within a caring and effective patient care model. A new MS RN team member is needed to round out the care model. On this unit you will serve adults who are hospitalized to receive medicines and treatments or who are staying for recovery from surgical procedures. This position presents a great opportunity to learn the latest technologies while providing excellent care within a passionate team environment.
General job duties. Types of procedures required:
Completing the admission history, assessment, and medication reconciliation. If inpatient beds are not immediately available, starting the inpatient plan of care for any type of medical surgical unit
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept: Epic is our electronic health record. Medications are dispensed via pyxis. Standard medical surgical rooms, with IV pumps, NIBP monitoring, pulse oximetry, SCDs, bedside glucose testing, or any other type or routine equipment on a medical surgical floor
Shift or schedule requirements:
12 hour shifts
No call required, 3 weekend shifts within a 4 week scheduling period are required.
They could occasionally work alone, therefore they need to be comfortable with independent work.
Floating to other units/departments: Floating would be a rare occurrence and an appropriate area and assignment would be selected
Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept: 8 beds / 8 rooms. This is not an inpatient unit, but an admissions unit, if beds are available Length of stay in the area is 2 to 3 hours.
Nurse to patient ratio of this unit: 1:4
Dress Code: Caribbean Blue Scrubs
2 yr M/S exp
Current Indiana RN license - Must provide bon state License verification
BLS (AHA only)
Basic assessment, medication administration, communication, and documentation skills.
Exposure to ortho neuro trauma patients Preferred
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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
Accident and short-term disability coverage
Free continuing education (CE) courses
Guaranteed pay program
Tuition discount program
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.