Medical Surgical RN Traveling Nurse
Travel Nurse: Medical Surgical RN
The Adult Medical Surgical RN is responsible for managing the care of the adult or elderly patient experiencing general medical conditions or general surgical procedures, which require general assessments related to specific conditions, and general therapies and interventions. The Adult Medical Surgical RN is responsible to the Clinical Manager for assigned Adult Medical Surgical Unit. Conducting an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs. Developing individualized plan of care and provides individualized patient/family education customized to the adult or elderly patient and his/her family. Conducting ongoing assessments and performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner. Documenting patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
At least 1 year of acute care – hospital based – Medical Surgical Nurse experience
Certifications: BLS, ACLS required
Additionally, the RN may have professional certifications, including but not limited to RNBC-MS, RNBC-GERI, RNC-MS, RNC-GERI, OCN, ONC, CURN, CRRN, CPDN, CORLN, CNN, ACRN, CGRN, CHN, or CPDN
The Medical Surgical Travel Nurse reports directly to the Clinical Manager
Med Surg Travel Nurse job activities match staff nurse responsibilities and include:
Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care according to state regulations, hospital policy and procedure and Joint Commission standards.
Demonstrates understanding and utilization of Universal Precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
Operate and monitor equipment used to monitor and regulate the patient’s condition
Assesses the need for patient/family instruction
Make rounds on all patients on the team
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