Travel: RN - Med/Surg in Indianapolis, IN at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Job Description

Position Title:- Travel: RN - Med/Surg
Duration:8 weeks
Shift: Nights - (7 pm - 7am)

Position Description

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.

24 hours per week guaranteed, 36 hours scheduled

Facility Requirements:
Must have ACLS & BLS certifications (Must be through the American Heart Association)
Must have IN RN license, must be attached to resume