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Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)

Job ID: 391642
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 5/16/2018
Address: 1000 E MOUNTAIN BLVD
Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
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)


As a valued member of the Telemetry (Tele) RN team, you will care for patients with a wide range of conditions including complex cases. This unit constantly monitors blood pressure, heart rate, blood oxygen level and cardiac electrical activity of patients on the unit, utilizing specialized equipment. RN's will mainly care for patients recovering from heart conditions or cardiac surgery. The right candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work in a professionally challenging, positive and innovative Telemetry work environment at this highly regarded facility. This prestigious acute care facility is seeking a passionate and energetic RN to join their team on the Telemetry (Tele) unit. As part of this telemetry unit, you will ensure that a patient recovering from heart surgery receives quality and timely care. Consistent monitoring of each of your patients for level of pain as well as providing pain management care can be expected. This environment is innovative, creative and patient centric, providing an opportunity to work on complex cases within a top notch facility and with a dedicated team of driven and passionate Telemetry nurses. 27-bed medical/surgical telemetry unit offering a challenging and professional work environment. We care for a diverse adult population that may include trauma, neurological, neurosurgical, respiratory, general surgery.

Required Qualifications

Years of Experience: 2. General Certifications(BLS/BCLS) Pa Lic Finger printing

Preferred Qualifications

PA Lic

Facility Location

Located along the Susquehanna River, Wilkes-Barre is only hours from major cities like New York and Philadelphia. For the nature lovers, this town is just a short drive from the Pocono Mountains and includes several natural parks. Wilkes-Barre was recently revitalized as a “Walk-To-Everything” lifestyle. The downtown area offers a wide array of shops, restaurants and a movie theater. 
Hospitals Located Near Wilkes-Barre:
• Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
• Richard & Marion Pearsall Heart Hospital
• Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
• Penn State Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
• First Hospital Wyoming Valley

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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