Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)
Ortho is a general/Intermediate unit that provides services to the young adult to geriatric Orthopedic population.
32 flex bed unit can take up to intermediate level patients.
Patients’ primary diagnoses include, but are not limited to: total joint replacement, spinal surgery, and orthopedic trauma.
Skills that will be utilized are skeletal traction, bucks traction, cervical traction, arterial lines, central lines, lumbar drains, wound dressings, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, monitoring arterial lines, various intravenous drips ie. Cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring.
Current Compact state RN or NC RN licensure required. Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs. BLS, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
RN ratio for Intermediate beds 1:4
About the Facility
As the flagship hospital of eastern North Carolina’s premier healthcare system, this facility offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care and houses the region's only Level I trauma center. Serving as the teaching hospital for a major university’s school of medicine, this 861-bed hospital has received accreditation from The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and certification as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus award from the American Stroke Association and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medal of Honor for Organ Donation.
Called the "health, entertainment, and educational hub" of North Carolina's Tidewater and Coastal Plain, Greenville, a city of approximately 90,000, has also been named one of America’s "100 Best Communities for Young People," has ranked in the U.S. top ten "Best Small Places For Business And Careers" by Forbes, and has been designated North Carolina’s "Sportstown USA" by Sports Illustrated.
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.