Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)

  1. Birmingham,AL
  2. Feb 09, 2018
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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16097544 Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
StartDate: 03/08/2018Available Shifts: 12 N

Med/Surge Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surge Nurses include (but are not limited to): Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans; Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications; Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse; Educates patients on surgical procedures; Records patients' medical information and vital signs; Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays; Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology; Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients; Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician; Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs; Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs; Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient; Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol; Participates in discharge planning; Utilizes time management skills; Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms; Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Required Qualifications
Current state license
2 full years recent like-unit experience
60 mile RR
SSN and DOB




Facility Location
Alabama's largest city is identified by its deep historical roots as well as its place in modern America. Offering a unique blend of historical attractions and contemporary eateries, shopping and galleries, Birmingham has become a flourishing focal point of the South. Known as "The Diverse City," you'll find there is something for everyone in this charming Southeastern city.

Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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