Registered Nurse – Ortho job in St. Louis, MO

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Ortho
  • Location:

    St. Louis, MO
  • Start date:

    2021-08-02
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    248354

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

As the first accredited Vein Center in the bi-state area, this facility is one of only five hospitals in the St. Louis area and one of ten hospitals in Missouri to be named a Level 1 Stroke Center, the highest designation, when the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services began the new designations for stroke care. This 767-bed hospital is the third-largest medical center in the St. Louis metropolitan area, serving families in St. Louis County, St. Louis City, Jefferson County, Franklin County, Saint Francois County and Sainte Genevieve County in Missouri, along with Monroe, Randolph and St. Clair counties in Illinois. 

Meet me in St. Louis! Missouri is well known for the Gateway Arch, but has much more to offer! St. Louis is full of thrills and excitement for its visitors. Take a ride at the Six Flags amusement park, or go catch a game at Busch Stadium. The 42-acre Westport Plaza is also a desirable entertainment district with the trendiest boutiques and upscale dining establishments. Forest Park was once home to the 1904 world fair, and features scenic walking and biking trails and a beautiful greenhouse. Other outdoor activities can be found at the Citygarden which has modern/contemporary art, and six rain gardens. Also, check out the Lumeier Sculpture Park which has over 70 outdoor sculptures, a music amphitheater and a traveling series of exhibitions.

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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