Contract
Des Moines, IA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Des Moines, IA





Must be open to floating between like units and out to our WL location if needed (9.5 miles)





Shift: Night  7p-7a, Every other weekend requirement, 89 Days contract





Start: ASAP





Job Description:





Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Medical and Surgical area. In this role, you will be providing bedside care for pre-and post-surgery patients, monitoring vital signs, and administering prescribed medications.





Responsibilities:






  • Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care plans in consultation with healthcare professionals.




  • Evaluating medical information, as well as providing direct and individualized bedside nursing care to pre-and post-surgery patients.




  • Preparing, administering and recording prescribed medications.




  • Changing dressings, inserting catheters, and starting IVs.




  • Adjusting specialized medical equipment as needed, as well as interpreting and recording measurements.




  • Monitoring patients' vitals and reporting adverse reactions to medications in a timely manner.




  • Collaborating on discharge planning with the healthcare team.




  • Answering questions and educating patients and their families on surgical procedures and post-surgery care.




  • Maintaining and updating patient files, medical charts, and health records.




  • Adhering to best nursing practices, standards, and protocols.





Education/ Experience:






  • Graduate of a program in professional nursing.




  • Must have 1+ years of recent RN med surg experience. Oncology experience preferred but not required.





Certifications:






  • Current and valid state RN License required




  • BLS Certification required 




  • ACLS Certification required 





Other Mandatory Requirements:






  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19


Job Features

Job Category

Nursing, Surgical

Rate

57/hr

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