RN MedSurg - Travel Nurse

Location
Albany, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 24, 2020
Closes
Mar 03, 2020
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for Medical Surgical RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Albany, NY. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a MedSurg RN, you will conduct patient assessments and prioritize data collection based on patients' immediate conditions or needs. MedSurg RNs perform ongoing assessments and appropriate treatments as ordered by a physician. Documenting patient findings and providing education and support to patients' families is essential to this travel nurse position.

As a Medical Surgical Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
  • Provide bedside care for a variety of patients, including pre- and post-op patients.
  • Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting any adverse reactions to treatment.
  • Change dressings, insert catheters and start IVs.
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient.
  • Educates patients on surgical procedures.
  • Participates in discharge planning and initiates patient education plan as prescribed by physician.

Medical Surgical Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs will work in a fast-paced environment treating patients that may be confused, agitated, and/or uncooperative.

39 bed Medical/Surgical unit, which delivers care to acutely ill patients. Designated center for the Orthopedic Total Joint Replacement Program and Ortho/Neurosurgery Spinal Surgery as well as other related orthopedic procedures. Whereas the primary focus of is Orthopedic Surgery, general surgical and medical admissions are accepted when capacity issues occur

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