Registered Nurse – OR job in Ketchikan, AK

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    OR
  • Location:

    Ketchikan, AK
  • Start date:

    2021-06-21
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    226877

Operating Room/ OR Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Operating Room/ OR Registered Nurses are a critical part of the surgical team. OR RNs care for patients before, during, and after surgery, as well as assist the surgeon in procedures. Operating Room nurses provide direct and individualized care to patients.

Operating Room/OR RN Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, administers, and records prescribed medications.
  • Consults and coordinates with medical team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care
  • Manages the care of patients requiring surgical procedures
  • Creates and maintains sterile/ safe surgical environment
  • Takes and monitors patient vital signs
  • Conducts pre- and post-operative education
  • Records all care information accurately and completely
  • Preps operating room for patient procedure
  • Monitors equipment and cares for patient accordingly
  • Provides support to patient and family members
  • Teaches patient and family how to manage their post-treatment home care needs
  • The RN 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 hospital is part of a larger healthcare system that is focused on providing a patient-centered healing environment with a strong focus on patient safety and clinical outcomes. It is a 25-bed, critical access and long-term care facility, providing inpatient, outpatient, home health services and a 29-bed long term care facility. As one of the more self-reliant small rural hospitals, it offers a multitude of medical services including an accredited cancer care program.

Whether you’re interested in Native Alaskan culture, the early pioneers who settled Southeast Alaska, local artists, shopping, fishing, or the great outdoors, you can find it all in Ketchikan, AK. The downtown area is easily walkable with historic buildings and shops featuring the work of local carvers, weavers, jewelry designers, painters, sculptors, photographers, writers, and more. Ketchikan is the “Salmon Capital of the World” and offers major attractions to check out in the area such as the Misty Fiords Nation Monument or the Tongass National Forest.

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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