Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)

  1. Rock Hill,SC
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13171528 Job Description & Requirements
Medical Surgical Nurse - (MS RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $23.00 - 25.00

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

Often referred to as the backbone of adult-care facilities, medical-surgical nurses are responsible for all adult patients receiving medical or surgical care. The med-surg RN typically works in the following settings:


  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient facilities
  • Home care
  • Urgent care
  • Long-term care Because they generally care for a large amount of patients at any given time, medical-surgical nurses face a wide variety of health conditions


Required Qualifications
SC
BLS

About the Facility
This 288-bed, acute-care hospital specializes in providing a wide variety of healthcare services, including cancer care, cardiac care, women's health, orthopedics, and surgery. Accredited as a Level 2 ASC bariatric surgery center, this South Carolina-based medical center has also received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its heart failure program and its certification as a Primary Stroke Center.

Facility Location
Located about 25 miles south of Charlotte, North Carolina, and approx. 70 miles north of Columbia, Rock Hill, South Carolina is a mid-sized city that's frequently been named among the "100 Best Communities for Young People." Three colleges, five museums, and 31 parks and recreation areas can be found here, as well as the U.S. Disc Golf Championship and the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.

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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