Travel Nurse Emergency Room RN Job - 64297

  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • Weekly Pay: $2,288
  • Total Pay: $18,304
  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Start Date
    April 10, 2017
  • Hours
    48 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate
    $44 ($66.00 OT)
  • Shift
    Night
  • Compact
    No
  • Walk Through
    No

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Job Requirements

Emergency Room (ER) Travel Registered Nurse Job

As an ER nurse, you will be responsible for assessing, intervening and stabilizing a variety of trauma and illnesses with decisive action. Due to the range of medical conditions that may require urgent treatment and care, you must be knowledgeable about general as well as specific health issues. The most important responsibility for an emergency medicine registered nurse is understanding triage, which is a method of prioritizing injuries based on medical need. You must have the ability to make quick and accurate assessments about incoming patients, including both physical and mental health conditions.

Incentives for this Travel Registered Nurse Job

Refer a friend for this position and earn a $1,500 referral bonus when he or she completes a 13-week assignment cumulative within one year.

Emergency Room — ER — RN Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state

  • RN degree from an accredited registered nurse program

  • At least one year of acute care ER registered nurse experience.

  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS required (certifications may vary by location)

Emergency Room — ER — Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the care of adult and/or pediatric patients experiencing life-threatening problems requiring complex assessment, high intensity therapies and interventions

  • Travel registered nurse job activities match staff RN responsibilities and include:

    • Close communication with all members of the healthcare team, as well as the ability to independently recognize the need for early intervention

    • Time management is crucial in this job. Along with triage, emergency nurses must quickly ascertain the following information from incoming patients:

      • Identify the medical problem

      • Document medical history

      • Check for any allergies and current medications

      • Obtain height, weight, body temperature, heart rate and blood pressure

    • Other responsibilities include moving patients, taking blood samples, cleaning and bandaging wounds, administering medications and maintaining proper supplies of medical equipment

    • Monitoring the patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing

Benefits of Being a Fastaff Travel Nursing Employee

  • Premium pay

  • Prestigious facilities

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Immediate access to the industry’s best RN 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 registered nurses to help hospitals provide continuous, high-quality patient care, while offering premium pay to registered 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 RNs while also providing the highest pay in the industry to meet acute staffing needs and provide unparalleled patient care.

Fastaff Travel Nursing is an equal opportunity employer.

Facility Information

This 529 bed teaching facility has specialty services including northern New Jersey's only Level 1 Trauma Center (incorporating a trauma-intensive care unit and the NorthSTAR helicopter emergency and critical care transport system), a regional center for neonatal intensive care, the Acute Stroke Center, the New Jersey Cardiovascular Institute (NJCI), the Cochlear Implant Program, a neurosurgical intensive care unit and a special Brain Tumor Program, the Neurological Institute of New Jersey, a federally designated spinal cord injury program, The University Center for Bloodless Surgery and Medicine, and New Jersey's first Liver Transplant Program in the business district.

The financial, commercial, and transportation nucleus of the Garden State, this city is also a thriving cultural hub, filled with events and attractions for visitors from near and far. From festivals and parades to museums and musical venues, there is something for everyone to explore and enjoy. To say nothing of the diverse culinary adventures awaiting inquisitive palates. Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, Greek, and soul food are but a few of the many cuisines to be found in restaurants. Home to the Weequahic Golf Course and numerous parks and recreation centers, it is also a destination for sports enthusiasts. And with the new Train-to-Plane this city is both easy to get to and a great place to stay.
 

 

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