Med/Surg Travel Nurse

Champaign-Urbana Metro Area, IL 61820

Posted: 04/06/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Legal Job Number: JN -022020-5174 Compensation Range: $40/hr

Job Description

Department details: Neurology/MedSurg
13 week assignment in Champaign, IL
Shift: 3 -12 hour days. 7a-7: 30pm
Weekends: E/O weekend
Holidays: E/O holiday
Required certs: BLS
Required exp: minimum of 2 years current experience as an RN in Neuro
Pt ratio: 4-5: 1
# of beds: 24
Dress code: Navy blue scrubs

Job Description / Responsibilities:
RNs in med-surg provide adult care before and after medical procedures and surgeries. Facilities that hire medical surgical travel nurses include hospitals, outpatient clinics, specialty surgery centers, and long-term care facilities. Medical-surgical RN responsibilities include daily assessments, post-surgical assessments, and wound care. Additionally, these nurses continuously assess patient health status and evaluate patient treatments based on the results while administering medication and coordinating routine aspects of patient care. Most med-surg nurses carry a heavier patient load that intensive care nurses.

Job Skills / Requirements:
  • Valid BLS from the American Heart Association
  • A valid professional license within the state of practice
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) credentialing through the American Heart Association is recommended and may be required for specific registered nurses and travel nurse positions
  • Other specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
  • Proof of right to work in the United States
  • Experience as a med-surg nurse in a hospital setting

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