Nov 11, 2021

Travel RN - MedSurg

  • Vighter LLC
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

Position Description:

Title: Registered Nurse Medical Surgical

Location: Pennsylvania

Duration: 13 26 Week assignment with possible extension

Job Summary:

Vighter is recruiting a contract Registered Nurse to perform med/surg duties in Pennsylvania. Med-Surg nurses provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures; they also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. Due to the broad range of medical conditions med/surg nurses will encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions. Med/Surg nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.

Reports to :

Project Manager

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications
  • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Educates patients on surgical procedures
  • Records patients medical information and vital signs
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays
  • Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining post-treatment home care needs
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Utilizes time management skills
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting


Qualifications :
  • Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program in nursing for registered nurse.
  • Current unrestricted PENNSYLVANIA license to practice as a registered nurse. Any other state license will not be accepted.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • EPIC software experience required


Other Qualifications:
  • Shall not have been convicted of a felony
  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record


Experience:
  • Two years of Med/Surg experience


Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day
  • Must be willing to work overtime if necessary
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must be able to pass a urine drug screen


Travel:
  • This is a travel assignment with an initial travel and weekly stipend allowance to cover expenses related to travel to include but not limited to: flights, lodging, and per-diem for meals.


Vighter, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

States

PA

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