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Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)

Job ID: 389130
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/22/2018
Address: 555 Creekside Crossing
Location: New Braunfels, TX
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 7/20/2018
Organization: NursesRx
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: Call for details
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Medical Surgical Nurse - Travel - (MS RN)


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

Facility Location

Every day is a fiesta in San Antonio. The home of the Alamo, this colorful city is a melting pot of mission churches and marketplaces, Mexican food and Spanish-Colonial courtyards, and the ideal destination for travelers who long for a diverse cultural experience, vibrant entertainment and career-enriching travel assignments.

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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