Travel Nurse Emergency Room RN Job - 64309

  • Location: Cooperstown, NY
  • Weekly Pay: $2,704
  • Total Pay: $35,152
  • Length: 13 weeks
  • Start Date
    April 3, 2017
  • Hours
    48 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate
    $52 ($78.00 OT)
  • Shift
    Other
  • 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 is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility. It offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is located on the same campus as the medical center and provides outpatient primary and specialty care. The medical center also provides postgraduate residency training programs in Medicine and Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S).

During your free time enjoy many art and cultural offerings as well as unique concert venurs and many different tastes at the breweries and wineries in the area. There is also always the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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