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Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg - $1,800 per week

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Victoria
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel nurse RN Med Surg for a travel nursing job in Victoria, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Med Surg
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.** Will be working with Med/Surg Bariatrics, Urology, and Cancer Patients **


    JOB SUMMARY
    Reporting
    to the Unit Manager the staff RN is a professional care giver who assumes
    responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated
    time frame and provides care to these patients via therapeutic use of self,
    the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and other health care
    team members she/he may interact with or delegate duties or supervise in the
    delivery of care based on the scope of practice outlined by the Board of
    Nursing.. If assigned as charge nurse, will serve as resource for
    coordination of activities on a single unit. Responsibilities as charge nurse
    include, but are not limited to, assessment of unit needs and available
    resources for current and oncoming shift(s) based on: patient needs, volume,
    individual and family needs and special clinical procedures or interventions
    pending.




    EDUCATIONAL
    REQUIREMENTS
    Required: Graduate of accredited college, university or
    school of nursing

    Stroke In-service annually
    Preferred: None




    EXPERIENCE
    Required: 2 years as RN
    Preferred:
    None




    Special Skills
    and Abilities:
    Required: None
    Preferred: None




    LICENSURE /
    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
    Required: Current license or permit to practice as a
    Registered Nurse in State of Texas; CPR (BLS);
    and NIH Stroke Certification 90 days from
    date of hire (except Pediatric and Nursery)
    *ACLS certification biannually for Emergency
    Dept., Cardiac Cath Lab, PACU, ICU and House Supervisors
    **NRP
    certification biannually for Nursery, STABLE preferred.
    All certifications for new hires/New GNs/RNs must
    be obtained within 12 months of hire.
    Current employees are
    responsible for maintaining certifications.
    All certification renewals
    will be completed prior to
    the expiration date.
    Preferred: None




    JOB DUTIES AND
    RESPONSIBILITIES




    Job Specific:
    Provides
    direct quality patient care based on the plan of care and exercises
    judgment in delegating aspects of patient care appropriately to licensed
    and unlicensed staff members.(EF)Participates
    in professional development of self and staff to enhance patient-focused
    nursing practice, age, and population-specific to the nursing unit.(EF)Performs
    a timely, comprehensive assessment using appropriate techniques for data
    collection, analysis, interpretation, and documentation to make age appropriate
    decisions for the patient plan of care within scope of responsibility, training,
    and practice.(EF)Develops,
    implements, documents and evaluates on a regular basis the plan of care
    in collaboration with other team members based on multidisciplinary
    assessments.(EF)Actively
    participates in units performance improvement initiatives.(EF)Performs
    nursing interventions with emphasis on patient rights, informed consent,
    patient confidentially, HIPAA compliance, adaptation of care according
    to age, cultural and ethical considerations.(EF)Administers
    medication according to facility standards and demonstrates safe and
    accurate administration of medication/control substances.(EF)Observes
    and reports patient progress and changes in patient status to the
    physician and documents in the medical record.(EF)Screens
    for and communicates discharge needs on a regular basis in collaboration
    with the multidisciplinary team members.(EF)Accurately
    records vital signs, intake and output and other physical observations
    on the appropriate forms.(EF)Focuses
    on prevention/care of pressure ulcers.(EF)Evaluates
    the need for and consistently provides and documents education provided
    to the patient and/or patient care givers.(EF)Evaluates
    with the physician or independent allied heath professional the need to
    initiate restraints, monitors use of restraints, and evaluates on a
    regular basis according to hospital policy the ability to discontinue
    restraints.(EF)Monitors
    appropriate pain management and performs interventions.(EF)Performs
    patient care activities; assisting with ADLs, mobilization of patients,
    drain, dressing, wound care, associated therapeutic devices and nutritional
    needs (EF). Obtains
    physician orders to meet the needs of the patient. (EF)Develops
    and maintains proficiency in the use of equipment and facilitates
    maintenance of equipment by completing maintenance requests.(EF)Demonstrates
    Service Excellence Initiatives by presenting a positive first
    impression; anticipates customer needs, and is actively involved in role
    of Team Player.(EF)Follows
    universal precautions.(EF)Complies
    with Employee Health requirements for employment. (EF)Works
    in manner that promotes safety, adhering to dress code policy.(EF)Knows
    role in emergency situations and reports unsafe practices to management(EF)




    Hospital:

    Adheres to organization-wide and other applicable policies and
    procedures.
    Day-to-day performance complies with the hospitals Service
    Excellence Behavioral Expectations.
    Performs within the prescribed limits of the hospitals Ethics, Compliance,
    and Confidentiality Program guidelines.
    Performs within his/her professional Scope of Practice at all
    times.
    Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and strives to manage
    situations in a reduced risk manner; maintains current clinical records
    in accordance with the state and federal regulations.






    Other Duties As Assigned:

    Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign
    or reassign duties and responsibilities to thisjob at any time.Quality Nurses Job ID #m230369. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
    We do not provide:
    -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Cancelation protection
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours

Keywords: Quality Nurses, Victoria , Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg - $1,800 per week, Healthcare , Victoria, Texas

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