Travel Nurse Medical Surgical RN Day Shift Job - 64300

  • Location: Newark, NJ
  • Weekly Pay: $2,132
  • Total Pay: $17,056
  • Length: 8 weeks
  • Start Date
    April 10, 2017
  • Hours
    48 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate
    $41 ($61.50 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 Registered Nurse Job

Refer a friend for this position and earn a $1,000 referral bonus when he or she completes a 13-week assignment cumulative within one year.

Medical Surgical RN Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state

  • RN degree from an accredited registered nurse program

  • At least one year of acute care Med/Surg registered 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 registered 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 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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