Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg / Telemetry - $2,691 per week
Company: Providence Health Care Staffing
Location: Wilkes Barre
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Providence Health Care Staffing is seeking a travel nurse RN Med
Surg / Telemetry for a travel nursing job in Wilkes Barre,
Pennsylvania.Job Description & Requirements
- Specialty: Med Surg / Telemetry
- Discipline: RN
- Start Date: 07/19/2022
- Duration: 13 weeks
- 36 hours per week
- Shift: 12 hours, evenings, nights
- Employment Type: Travel5 West Nights- Med Surg Tele RN needed
for a 13 week contract. Environment: 27-bed medical/surgical
telemetry unit offering a challenging and professional work
environment. We care for a diverse adult population that may
include trauma, neurological, neurosurgical, respiratory, general
surgery. We have 7-semi-private and 13 private rooms. 6 of these
bed are utilized for long term EEG monitoring. Our current delivery
model is primary nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs and Nursing
Assistants. Our ratios tend to be 1:4 or 1:5 nurse-patient ratio.
Assignments and staffing are re-evaluated on a 4-hour basis.
We do Interdisciplinary Team Rounds on dayshift as well as "Team
Huddles" on each shift.
The unit has oversight from an Operations Manager, Team
Coordinator, Nurse Educator, and 3 CEPs.
Ideal Candidate: Someone that can problem-solve quickly,
detail-oriented, and is willing to be part of a team atmosphere.
This person should have strong assessment skills, clinical skills,
and is able to work with LPNs and NAs in a professional manner that
also promotes interdepartmental growth and cooperation. Finally,
this person should have ambition, enthusiasm, Independent, flexible
CMSRN and ACLS is preferred. However, this is not necessary.the
nurses must be able to float between all the telemetry units within
Job Summary:Assesses plans, organizes, performs, and evaluates
nursing activities to meet the needs of the patient. Promotes
adaptive responses of patient and family to achieve the highest
level of patient care, promote safety, and maximize patient
satisfaction. Exhibits compassionate care during patient-nurse
interactions. Coordinates patient care and interaction of staff.
Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in their
assigned nursing unit. Responsible for ensuring the very best
patient and family experience by optimizing all interactions.Job
- Completes assessments as established by scope of practice and
- Addresses physical, psychological, social, cultural, and
spiritual needs of patient and family throughout the continuum of
- Formulates, coordinates, and provides plan of care as
established in unit standards including, patient and family
education, family needs and discharge planning throughout
hospitalization with members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Provides direct patient care including, treatments,
medications, and diagnostic studies according to policy and
- Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises
plan of care based upon patient response to interventions.
- Initiates collaboration with physicians, ancillary personnel,
and other interdisciplinary team members and acts to proactively
resolve and facilitate patient needs.
- Problem solves, troubleshoots and takes corrective measures in
the care and handling of equipment.
- Participates in unit-based decision-making regarding the
utilization of evidence- based practice.
- Actively participates as a team member working toward team
goals of the unit and organization and is accountable for unit and
system specific metrics.
- Actively participates in patient quality and safety education
programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and
organizational quality and safety.Work is typically performed in a
clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional
competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific
orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the
job related to that position.Position Details:Education:Graduate
from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)Providence Health
Care Staffing Job ID #222420. Pay package is based on 12.0 hour
shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with
tax-free stipend amount to be determined.Benefits
- Weekly pay
- Holiday Pay
- Guaranteed Hours
- Medical benefits
- Benefits start day 1
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