Travel Nurse Medical Surgical RN Day Shift Job - 63953

  • Location: Scranton, PA
  • Weekly Pay: $2,340
  • Total Pay: $30,420
  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Start Date
    February 27, 2017
  • Hours
    48 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate
    $45 ($67.50 OT)
  • Shift
    Day
  • Compact
    No
  • Walk Through
    No

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Job Requirements

Medical Surgical Travel Registered Nurse Job

Adult medical surgical RNs are responsible for managing the care of adult or elderly patients experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical procedures, which require general assessments related to specific conditions, and general therapies and interventions. Med/Surg RNs conduct individualized patient assessments, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs. They develop an individualized plan of care and provide patient/family education customized to the adult or elderly patient and his or her family. They conduct ongoing assessments and perform appropriate treatments as ordered by a physician in an accurate and timely manner. Med/Surg RNs document patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention, and progress towards problem resolution.

Incentives for this Travel Nurse Job

Refer a friend for this position and earn a $500 referral bonus when he or she completes a minimum 8-week assignment.

Medical Surgical RN Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state

  • Nursing degree from an accredited nursing program

  • At least one year of acute care Med/Surg nurse experience

  • BLS and ACLS required

  • Additionally, the RN may have professional certifications, including but not limited to RNBC-MS, RNBC-GERI, RNC-MS, RNC-GERI, OCN, ONC, CURN, CRRN, CPDN, CORLN, CNN, ACRN, CGRN, CHN, or CPDN

Medical Surgical Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Medical Surgical travel nurse job activities match staff nurse responsibilities and include:

    • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care according to state regulations, hospital policy and procedure and Joint Commission standards

    • Demonstrates understanding and utilization of universal precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures

    • Operate and monitor equipment used to monitor and regulate the patient’s condition

    • Assesses the need for patient/family instruction

    • Make rounds on all patients on the team

Benefits of Being a Fastaff Travel Nursing Employee

  • Premium pay

  • Prestigious facilities

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Immediate access to the industry's best recruiters and healthcare facilities

  • Private housing or housing allowance

  • Group health insurance benefits

  • Company-paid life and disability insurance

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Referral Bonus

About Fastaff Travel Nursing®:

More than two decades ago, Fastaff pioneered the practice of Rapid Response® travel nurse staffing. Since then, the company has grown to become the leading provider of urgent and crucial temporary nurses to help hospitals provide continuous, high-quality patient care, while offering premium pay to nurses. In partnering with many of the nation’s largest and most prestigious healthcare facilities as well as small community hospitals, Fastaff provides enriching employment opportunities to nurses while also providing the highest pay in the industry to meet acute staffing needs and provide unparalleled patient care.

Facility Information

This facility is a 198-bed acute care hospital. The hospital has been nationally recognized for quality, and in 2012 – for the sixth consecutive year – was named one of America’s Top 50 Hospitals by HealthGrades, a national accrediting organization. For four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has named this facility a Top 100 hospital in the nation for heart care. No other hospital in the region has earned such a distinction, and only a select few in the U.S. have accomplished such a feat. Being a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals winner means that their patients are less likely to have complications and are more likely to receive life-saving care with advanced technology.

Residents and its visitors enjoy a multitude of recreational opportunities year round. Snö Mountain and Snö Cove offer a ski resort and summer fun park. Glenmaura National Golf Club features an 18 hole championship golf course. During the summer months baseball fans enjoy Triple A games at the 10,800 seat PNC Field, home to the Wilkes-Barre Yankees. The Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain hosts a variety of concerts. The Steamtown National Historic Site and Electric City Trolley Museum have the nation’s largest collection of steam locomotives and memorabilia, and the Lackawanna Coal Mine tour takes its visitors 300 feet below the earth’s surface into an authentic coal mine. Whether you enjoy outdoor sports, shopping or cultural events, this city offers a multitude of opportunities to enjoy all the area has to offer year round.

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