Registered Nurse – ER job in Lake Charles, LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    ER
  • Location:

    Lake Charles, LA
  • Start date:

    2020-12-07
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    172936

Emergency Room (ER/ED) Registered Nurse Travel Job

Emergency Room nurses provide care for patients with various types if illness or trauma requiring emergency attention. The ER RN must be able to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions.

Emergency Room/ ER/ ED RN Responsibilities:

  • The Emergency Room Registered Nurse records present symptomology, as well as a thorough patient history. He or she assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans in coordination with other healthcare team members
  • Manages care of patients experiencing life threatening problems
  • Performs triage interventions
  • The ED RN Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Records patient’s vital signs
  • Works with physicians to assist in exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments
  • Provides IV therapies
  • Treats wounds
  • ER RN’s provide exceptional bedside care
  • Prepare, administer, and records prescribed medications
  • The Emergency Department Registered Nurse reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • It is the responsibility of the ED RN to report suspected abuse to appropriate agencies
  • Initiates patient education plan as prescribed
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned
  • Provides education and support to patient family members
  • Assesses on an ongoing basis, the patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This facility is part of a larger health care system and is recognized as the region’s largest family-centered medical complex, serving the needs of Southwest Louisiana for over 60 years! This main campus consists of 314 licensed acute care beds and provides the largest array of specialty and emergency services in the community. It is a member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America and is fully licensed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The Cancer Center was also the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’(ACS) Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Lake Charles, LA is often referred to as Southwest Louisiana and is a thriving destination that caters to many. This area offers everything from flashy casinos and award-winning golf courses to hunting and fishing adventures and over 75 festivals, ranging from the area’s family friendly Mardi Gras to the Contraband Days Pirate Festival. Performing arts are flourishing in Lake Charles, with theatre and musical groups, including the Lake Charles Symphony. There are multiple museums to explore the history and culture of Lake Charles, including the Mardi Gras Museum, which houses the largest display of Mardi Gras costumes in the world. In South Louisiana is where you can taste world-famous Cajun and Creole cuisine. Take a drive along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road, which is alive with wildlife, including alligators, birds and three wildlife refuges. The nightlife scene in Lake Charles is also booming with headlining entertainment and excellent amenities at the area’s casino resorts.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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