Registered Nurse – MedSurg job in New Orleans, LA

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    MedSurg
  • Location:

    New Orleans, LA
  • Start date:

    2020-09-28
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    148785

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

Located in the heart of New Orleans, this 789-bed facility, which is the flagship of a large health system, has been nationally recognized in clinical excellence and as an employer of choice. The campus includes acute and sub-acute facilities as well as centers of excellence in cancer care, multi-organ transplant, and heart and vascular care.

Recognized as a teaching hospital, as well as a Magnet facility, this state-of-the-art facility offers the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of health care delivery. Among many accolades, this hospital was named “top 100 Great Hospitals in America”, “Best places to work by New Orleans CityBusiness”, and Healthgrades “Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence” 6 years in a row.

New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities located on the Mississippi river bend, hence the name “The Crescent City”. It is home to a unique melting pot of culture, food, art and music. Stroll up and down Royal Street and take in the beautiful art and antique shopping; take a ride on the streetcar and see the magnificent St. Charles Avenue mansions; catch a Saints football game at the Superdome, and even enjoy a celebrated parade during the unique season of Mardi Gras. From world-famous restaurants and cuisine to some of the best local music in the world, New Orleans has something great to discover at every turn. New Orleans is heart, soul and spirit of Louisiana.

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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