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Registered Nurse - Ortho Job in Lafayette, LA

  • Bonus

    Yes
  • Shift

    AM
  • Compact State

    No
  • Walk Through State

    Yes
  • Profession:

    RN
  • Specialty:

    Ortho
    • Location:

      Lafayette, LA
  • Start date:

    07-22-2019
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    69524

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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 nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • 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 well-known 365-bed teaching hospital in Acadiana is the largest full-service healthcare facility in the area, and is a designated Level II Trauma Center and Magnet recognized hospital. It includes two Centers of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Neuroscience and is also an accredited Cancer Center, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center. The hospital has a 32-bed ICU and their 25-bed Level III NICU provides an experienced, caring staff for both mother and baby. The hospital’s Womens and Childrens Services Department was recently renovated to offer comfortable, family-centered care. The hospital was awarded two grants from Susan G. Komen Acadiana supporting screenings, mammograms, education, and navigation services for uninsured and underinsured patients.

Lafayette Louisiana is the unofficial capital of Acadiana, or Cajun County, and is the center for great Cajun cuisine and Zydeco. Home of the University of Lafayette, this college town is known for live music, because in Lafayette, dancing is an integral part of life. Numerous restaurants and dance halls thrive in the area and the city hosts several music and food festivals throughout the year. Lafayette even has their own special Mardi Gras Celebration! Take a 30 minute drive to Avery Island and tour where the world famous Tabasco Hot Sauce is made. There is a regional airport conveniently located in Lafayette as well.

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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