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RN Med/Surg

Location : Dyer, IN
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 266702
Start Date : 03/07/2019
End Date : 06/06/2019
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : RN
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No
Job Category : RN

Job Description :
Northwest Indiana




Shift=7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

# of Postions=1;Guaranteed 

DescriptionMed/Surg Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surge Nurses include (but are not limited to): Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse Educates patients on surgical procedures  Records patients medical information and vital signs Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients  Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs  Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol Participates in discharge planning Utilizes time management skills  Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms ? Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting


Required Qualifications :
2-3 years experience Med/Surg must be able to interpret Telemetry
Skills :
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