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Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)

Job ID: 366592
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/20/2018
Address: 3100 Tongass Avenue
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Shift: 12 D/N
Duration: Call for details
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: Call for details

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)


6 bed peds to geriatric pts ACLS & PALS preferred- req exp in ortho, tele, peds--true generalist RN position with floating to ICU, LTC & OB (if traveler not previously oriented to float areas - sup will provide appropriate assignment within scope of practice

Required Qualifications

Current AK license BLS(AHA) Geriatric and/or rehab nursing experience Long Term Care experience

Preferred Qualifications

Travel experience

About the Facility

Named the number-one healthcare facility for traveling nurses in the United States, this medical center also consistently ranks at the top of patient satisfaction surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Facility Location

Beautifully situated on an inlet among the islands of southern Alaska, Ketchikan peers up at snow-capped mountains teeming with wildlife. Along the town’s boardwalk (called one of the best in the U.S. by USA Today) you’ll find restaurants, museums, galleries and gift shops buzzing with residents and tourists alike. Sport fishing, the annual Hummingbird Festival, and float plane tours are among the many other attractions.

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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