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