Registered Nurse – Ortho job in Plano, TX

Employer
Gifted Healthcare
Location
Plano, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 17, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
245847
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Orthopedic/Ortho Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job Orthopedic (Ortho) Registered Nurses provide care to patients with diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedic/Ortho RN Responsibilities:
  • Orthopedic RNs provide care to patients who have bone fractures, degenerative diseases, joint replacement surgery or other conditions that affect the bones and muscles.
  • Duties include but are not limited to; casting, external fixation care, neurovascular status monitoring, traction and continuous motion therapy.
  • Additional responsibilities consist of; assessing new patients, monitoring existing patient's conditions, providing treatments such as dressing changes and administering medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Monitors and records vital signs, monitors the surgical site and informs doctors of any changes with the patient’s condition.
  • Utilizes knowledge and skills to ensure patients remain as comfortable as possible.
  • Teaches patients new methods for performing personal tasks and provides them with information regarding assistance programs, support groups and other resources they may require.
  • Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses
  • The Ortho RN performs other position related duties as assigned

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