Registered Nurse – MedSurg job in Bethel, AK

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    MedSurg
  • Location:

    Bethel, AK
  • Start date:

    2021-08-16
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    248499

Medical Surgical/ MED-SURG/MS Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Med-Surge Registered Nurses provide care for patients before and after surgical procedures, in addition to caring for patients being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. It is imperative that Med-Surge RNs be proficient in caring for a variety of health conditions.

Medical Surgical/MED-SURG RN Responsibilities:

  • The Med-Surg RN provides bedside care for a variety of patients
  • He or she develops individualized patient assessments and an individualized plan of care accordingly
  • Prepares, administers, and records prescribed medications
  • Records patient’s medical information and vital signs
  • Monitors, interprets, and records electronic displays
  • Initiates alternative action when adverse symptomology is displayed
  • Medical Surgical nurses often change dressings, insert catheters, start IVs
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Exhibits understanding and utilization of universal precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
  • Records all care information accurately and completely
  • Provides support to patient and family members
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

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 medical system provides comprehensive health care for 58 rural communities in southwest Alaska. The hospital is a 50-bed general, acute care, medical facility that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Services include an adult medical-surgical ward, a pediatric ward, an obstetric ward, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, an emergency room, lab, X-ray, and specialty clinics.

Bethel, Alaska is located on the western coast of Alaska, about 40 miles from the Bering Sea and approximately 400 miles from Anchorage. Check out the bird watching at Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, which is the largest wildlife refuge in the country! If you want to go for a nice hike, explore Pinky’s Park in Bethel, that features a nearly two-mile boardwalk over the tundra. Bethel is home of two major festivals. Kuskokwim 300, is one of the top mid-distance dog sled races in the world, held mid-January. The Cama-I Dance Festival is held the last weekend of March every year and is a three-day dance festival that involves dancers from other states and countries along with local dancers. Don’t forget about the bimonthly “Saturday Market” where crafters and artisans go to offer their arts and crafts.

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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