Registered Nurse – Ortho job in Roanoke, VA

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Ortho
  • Location:

    Roanoke, VA
  • Start date:

    2021-08-09
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    248308

Orthopedic/Ortho Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Orthopedic (Ortho) Registered Nurses provide care to patients with diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Orthopedic/Ortho RN Responsibilities:

  • Orthopedic RNs provide care to patients who have bone fractures, degenerative diseases, joint replacement surgery or other conditions that affect the bones and muscles.
  • Duties include but are not limited to; casting, external fixation care, neurovascular status monitoring, traction and continuous motion therapy.
  • Additional responsibilities consist of; assessing new patients, monitoring existing patient’s conditions, providing treatments such as dressing changes and administering medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Monitors and records vital signs, monitors the surgical site and informs doctors of any changes with the patient’s condition.
  • Utilizes knowledge and skills to ensure patients remain as comfortable as possible.
  • Teaches patients new methods for performing personal tasks and provides them with information regarding assistance programs, support groups and other resources they may require.
  • Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses
  • The Ortho 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

One of Virginia’s largest hospital features 703-beds with an additional 60-bed NICU, a level-1 trauma center, and a Children’s Hospital with a pediatric ER. The facility is the only in the area that is Magnet recognized. Services offered include cancer care, heart care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and women’s services.This facility has an EPIC EMR system, providing the most up-to-date information regarding patients’ care and treatment to its nurses, physicians and facilities.

There are so many fun things to do in the Roanoke, Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountain area. From galleries and shows to sports and shopping, there are always new experiences for travel nurses to enjoy. As the state recreational, cultural and business hub, Roanoke is known as the “Star City of the South”. The nickname is also attributed to the iconic Roanoke Star, which sits atop Mill Mountain and overlooks the entire region.

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!

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