Registered Nurse – MedSurg job in Houma , LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    MedSurg
  • Location:

    Houma , LA
  • Start date:

    2021-06-28
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    228422

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 152-bed licensed acute care facility is accredited by the Joint Commission and is part of a largest healthcare system in the South. Inpatient and outpatient services include radiology, laboratory, emergency medicine, cardiology, urology, orthopedics, surgery, and psychiatric care.

Houma is the only city in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana and is also considered the capital of deep bayou country. Houma is where you can explore the wetlands like no other; you can go on a fishing adventure, check out a birding expedition, and of course, go on the world-famous swamp tours. Check out the history that lives in Houma by exploring the Regional Military Museum, the Southdown Plantation House, or the Bayou Terrebonne Water Life Museum. Houma offers unique attractions and delicious dining influenced by the Cajun culture and hospitality.

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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